Smitty Performance Poly Spandex Charcoal Grey Umpire Base Pants with Expander Waistband
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Bought a pair of base pants, they are so baggy I use them for plate pants. This is the second pair I bought, thinking it might have been a mistake, it wasn’t.
Excellent umpire pants. My other pairs, going back four years (have moved from 40 to 38 to 36) are still in great shape. Color is good, and the pants stay sharp and pressed-looking. They wash well in your washing machine. Other plate and base pants from another umpire equipment supplier, that are branded with that company’s name, have lasted at most a season and a half before fading and turning kind of purple. The fabric in these pants does not fade at all. If I hadn’t lost weight, I wouldn’t have needed to get additional pairs. The waist band has great give, so they still fit well if your waist is within 2 inches of the size. There’s really no reason to get any other plate or base pants.
Nice umpire pants. Color is nice. I would like to see button fastening pants. Would be easier to attach.
Questions About This Product
|Q:||With the expander available, what size should you buy? Exact current waste size? |
– Rob Cushman
Order the closest size to your normal waist size. With the expander waistband allowing up to 3 inches, you don't want the expander to be stretched to the limit all the time.– Ty Unthank
Communication & Service Specialist, Pro Umpire School Graduate and Umpire
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