Wilson MLB West Vest Pro Umpire Shin Guards
I'm 6'1, I needed the extra length to protect above my knees. I had the Wilson platinum shin guards and didn't cover my upper knee and got hit there a couple times. These are bigger and I feel more protected. These are the gold standard shin guards, especially for taller umpires!
These umpire shin guards are the real deal. A lot of protection and very comfortable! They are a bit bulkier than the platinum pair but I don't feel any mobility issues with them. I am looking forward to using them this season!
Great pair of umpire shin guards, very sturdy and you'll feel protected back there. My only problem with them is the plastic flap that goes over the plate shoes that aren't removable. I like having it for JuCo games but it feels a little silly to wear for those youth games. That being said I'll probably cut it off.
Questions About This Product
|Q:||I've had these shin guards for a few years, and I really enjoy them. But both the clips and the rings they clip to have heavily rusted. What causes this, and is there a way to fix it?|
– John Uhal
Moisture and exposure to the air combined will eventually rust these metal pieces. Best practice is to wipe down your gear after each use and store in a dry area.– Ty Unthank
Customer Service Specialist, Pro Umpire School Graduate and Umpire
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WARNING: Participants in any sports activity assume risk of injury. This equipment may be used to help aid in preventing or reducing the extent of injury. No equipment can guarantee umpire or player safety from injury during participation, and use of this equipment carries no such guarantee. Do not use any umpire equipment that is damaged in any way.