Top 10 Trending New Umpire Gear of 2018Apr 20th, 2018
We rank the top 10 trending new umpire items of the season.
1. Pro Grade Magnetic "Book" Style 5" Lineup Card Holder
Now offered in a more compact 5" tall size that won't show outside and above your front chest shirt pocket.
2. Zebra Rapid-Dry Gel Pen
Preferred by Major League umpires, this pen is an ideal pen for making lineup changes with its rapid-dry red ink.
3. Under Armour HeatGear Compression Shirt & Tights
Tough, lightweight HeatGear® fabric, with all the performance benefits of UA Compression.
4. Oakley FLAK 2.0 XL Hi-Def Sunglasses
- Matte Black / Black Iridium -
These Oakley sunglasses are provided to all MLB and Triple-A umpires due to their advanced performance and style.
5. Precision-Cut Umpire Numbers
The latest style umpire sleeve number is precision-cut and dye-sublimated twill for an updated, sharp on-field look.
6. Force3 Dry-Lo Ball Bag - Without Inside Pockets
If you don't keep your lineup card, indicator, plate brush or pen in your ball bag, this is the ball bag for you.
7. Under Armour Ultimate Turf Trainers
A combination of synthetic leather & lightweight, breathable mesh provides incredible fit & feel for umpires.
8. Pedag Premium Shoe Polish
Produces a long lasting shine and protection in only a few easy steps with it's convenient, all-in-one tube with sponge applicator.
9. Under Armour ColdGear Infrared Field Gloves
The ideal multi-featured gloves for cold days and nights on the field. They provide the perfect combination of warmth, functionality and grip.
10. Twin City Performance Over the Knee Socks
Great for wearing under shin guards to prevent irritation from straps.
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About the Author
Pro School Umpire Graduate Josh Mann
A native of Chicago, Josh graduated from the University of Arizona with degrees in Economy & Industry and Sports Management. He attended the Minor League Baseball Umpire Training Academy and Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School, umpired in the Frontier Professional Baseball League, and worked in the Chicago Cubs Organization. Josh enjoys baseball, hockey, golf and spending time with his dog Wrigley. He spent 4 years as Ump-Attire.com’s marketing assistant and recently relocated to Arizona.