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Former "Major League" "player" Mark Littell has designed himself a new piece of baseball equipment, and hey, we're proud of ya, Mark.

It's called The Nutty Buddy, and it's what you think it is: A new kind of protective cup apparently designed for people who like their testicles to be protected by devices that have funny names. It looks like any other cup, except there are special little divots specifically for one's pelotas de reproducion.

The most disturbing part of this is not the device, which, after all, tends to be rather necessary. (For most people, anyway.) The worst part is the promotional video, found on the Nutty Buddy site, of Littell demonstrating how his equipment works in the most gruesome way possible. Now that's a guy who wants to move product!

The Nutty Buddy [Official Site]