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Flag in the eye is a foul

Officials carry yellow flags that they throw to indicate a foul. It is usually wrapped around a weight to assist with throwing the flag a far distance and to help with accuracy. Which of the following choices are usually used as weights?


Beans or sand

At one time, ball bearings were used. This practice was discontinued after a player was injured when he was hit in the eye by an officials flag in 1999.

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