Why Pro Umpires Use Red Zebra Gel Pens

Feb 26th, 2018

The Zebra Rapid-Dry Gel Pen is ideal for recording game information. Red stands out on lineup cards from coaches' writing. Plus its Rapid Dry Ink Technology drys in less than one second eliminating messy smears and smudges.

Red Pen

 MLB Umpire Jim Reynolds uses red pen
MLB Umpire Jim Reynolds
(Photo: Dale Zanine, USA TODAY Sports)

MLB Umpire Chris Guccione red pen in pocket
MLB Umpire Chris Guccione
(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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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.


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