Top Umpire Gear Product of the Year Chosen in Semifinal Playoff FormatJan 2nd, 2018
We elected to play on the NCAA National Playoffs to allow our social media followers a chance to pick the champion for "Top Product of the Year".
PLAYOFF SEMIFINAL #1
PLAYOFF SEMIFINAL #2
The winner for product of the year is the Smitty Poly Spandex Umpire Pants with a close 55% to 45% margin.
Thanks to all who participated as we had over 750 votes throughout the playoffs.
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About the Author
President Jim Kirk
Jim has a heart for sports officials and is a leading expert on umpire gear, safety and apparel. 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. Jim is proud of Ump-Attire.com's success, staff and support for multiple groups including Minor League Baseball Umpires, Minor League Baseball Umpire Training Academy, the Wounded Warriors Umpire Academy and UMPS CARE, the charity of MLB umpires. He served on the UMPS CARE board of directors and was named their 2015 Ambassador Award recipient.