The New Standard in Umpire Numbers is HereJan 19th, 2018
What we want you to know: Umpires are moving to the new precision-cut numbers - and away from tackle-twill numbers at the rate of 2-to-1.
Why? Because they are better - sharper, lower-profile, no-threads and easier to put on your shirt or jacket. It's why many pro teams have already made the switch. Umpire uniforms are trending in the direction of upgraded fabric, so why should the sleeve number be any different?
1-Layer Dye-Sublimated, Not 3-Layer Sewn.
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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 and a “Best Places to Work in Louisville” honor in 2020 & 2021. He maintains long-standing relationships with Minor League Baseball Umpire Development & Training Academy and the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO). 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.