Top 10 Umpire & Referee Blog Articles from 2020Jan 4th, 2021
We rank the 10 articles from 2020 you read most.
- You’re Wearing Your Throat Guard Wrong ~ How to Fix It
- Calling Balls/Strikes from Behind the Mound? Follow an Easy Safety Tip
- Injury Prevention & Recovery: The Essential Umpire Safety PSAs
- Smitty Making Cloth Masks - Buy One, Donate One Program
- Does This Umpire Chest Protector Make Me Look Fat?
- What Umpire Protective Gear MiLB Umpire Training Academy Students are Wearing
- THE DISH: All-Star Sporting Goods Cobalt Line Reveal
- IMPORTANT & URGENT Message for Sports Officials Who Have Lost Games/Money
- ASK ILA: 10 Tips for Female Umpires to Look Taller That Benefit Short Male and Youth Umpires, Too!
- Inventors of HeatShields Serve All Walks of Life Through Cooler Feet
- Top 10 Umpire & Referee Videos from 2020
- Top 10 Umpire & Referee Products of 2020
- Top 10 Trending New Umpire Gear & Apparel of 2020
- Most Popular Umpire Gear & Apparel of 2019 Minor League Baseball Umpires
- Top 7 Mid-Season Trending New Football Referee Gear & Apparel
- Top Football Referee Gear & Apparel By Category This Preseason
- Top 8 Summer Trending New Umpire Gear & Apparel
- 2019 Top 10 College Baseball Umpire Uniform Attire
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 during the Elbeco shirt years. 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. 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.