Prior to the standardization of the prolate spheroid shape of the ball, drop kicking was the prevalent method of kicking field goals and conversions, but even after its replacement by place kicking, until the s the kicker almost always doubled at another position on the roster. George Blanda , Frank Gifford and Paul Hornung are prominent examples of players who were stars at other positions as well as being known for their kicking abilities. When the one-platoon system was abolished in the s, the era of "two-way" players gave way to increased specialization, teams would employ a specialist at the punter or kicker position. Ben Agajanian , who started his professional career in , was the first confirmed place-kicking specialist in the NFL, kicking for ten teams. Because of the difference in techniques needed, to avoid leg fatigue, and to reduce the risk of injury, on the professional level most teams employ separate players to handle the jobs. The placekicker usually will only punt when the punter is injured, and vice versa.
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References and Resources Photographs and observations of particular tools are based on items in the Alloy Artifacts collection. Additional information was obtained from The Snap-on Story, an account of the development of Snap-on from through published by Snap-on in This publication definitively states that Forged Steel Products was acquired by Snap-on in However, as the company's line of pliers were distributed by Snap-on, the catalogs from Snap-on provide information for the Vacuum Grip line of pliers.
M Midget — Referring to an inlet or outlet with a shallow depth. Commonly mounted in areas where space is limited. OD — Outer Diameter, the outer diameter of a cord.
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