2022 College World Series Umpires Receive Gift BoxesJun 14th, 2022
We are proud to have the unofficial designation of gift box supplier to the NCAA Baseball College World Series umpires this year and in past years.
Congratulations to these 8!
- Scott Cline
- Chris Coskey
- Adam Dowdy
- Darren Hyman
- Grady Smith
- Kevin Sweeney
- Jacob Uhlenhopp
- Mark Wagers
GIFT BOX ITems
They received a few of our favorite items, which all fit nicely into an UMPLIFE packing cube.
- Force3 Ultimate Socks
- KoolBlues CP Cooling System
- Oakley Radar EV Path Sunglasses
- Restore Shoe Shampoo
- #UMPIRESTRONG Bracelet
- UMPLIFE Packing Cube
- Wilson 4" Throat Guard / All-Star 6" Cobalt Throat Guard
- Zebra Red Rapid-Dry Gel Pen
- Plus, some swag from us!
The OfficiAL Supplier
Smitty Officials Apparel is the Official Supplier of Umpire Uniforms to the College World Series. We look forward to seeing Smitty and these top umpires in Omaha for another great series.
- Smitty V2 Major League Replica Umpire Shirts Worn at College World Series in Omaha
- The NCAA Baseball Super Regionals Umpire Uniform by Smitty
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About the Author
President Jim Kirk
Jim is a leading expert, educator and author on umpire gear, safety & appearance. After playing baseball at Centre College, he worked as a high school umpire. He became involved in E-Commerce while working on an MBA in the early 2000s and bought Ump-Attire.com in 2006, He eventually led it to the leading umpire gear & attire retailer worldwide, a “Best Places to Work in Louisville” honor in 2020 & 2021 and a National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) Preferred Vendor. He maintained a long-standing relationship with Minor League Baseball Umpire Development & Training Academy for 10 years. He serves as an adviser to UMPS CARE Charities, the charity of MLB umpires, served as a 2-term board of director from 2012-2018, and was named their 2015 Ambassador Award recipient. A supporter since the inception of the Wounded Warrior Umpire Academy, he was named to their Board of Directors in 2020.