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/CEO of Score 451 Sports, LLC and Ump-Attire.com Jim Kirk
Jim has had a passion for sports since he can remember. After playing baseball at Centre College, he worked as a high school umpire in Southeastern Kentucky - during the Elbeco shirt years - as a way to make ends meet. He became involved in E-Commerce while working on an MBA in the early 2000s and eventually bought Ump-Attire.com in 2006. Jim is proud of Ump-Attire.com's success, staff and sponsorship of various groups including Minor League Baseball Umpires, Minor League Baseball Umpire Training Academy and UMPS CARE, the charity of MLB umpires. He currently serves on their board of directors and was named their 2015 Ambassador Award recipient. Jim has also coached youth baseball many years and currently coaches middle school baseball at Christian Academy of Louisville. He lives in Louisville with his wife Lori, daughter Lydia and son Ben.