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By Umpire in Chief
The official on-field shoe for MLB umpires for the 2017 season, the MU460v3 New Balance Umpire Plate Shoes are designed for that extra look of authority with its hi-gloss finish that is easy to clean while maintaining the comfort, breathability and traction you expect in an on-field athletic shoe.
The redesigned floating instep guard provides advanced features. First, it provides maximum protection where you need it most, on the inside of your feet, without the extra bulk on the outside where you don't. Second, it "releases" from the top making it easier to take on and off and to lace your shoelaces. Third, there is a mesh strap that creates space between your shoe and guard for air to flow.
This mid-cut style is all-black with MLB logo on the tongue and heel and with NB logo on sole.
Dispersion Instep Guard provides more inner foot protection ABZORB® - a blend of Dupont™ Engage® and Isoprene rubber - in heel and forefoot provides superior shock absorption and cushioning throughout the game Strategically placed mesh strap on inside of metatarsal guard that promotes air flow and breathability Guard releases for easy on/off Mid-cut provides greater ankle support Hi-gloss is easy to clean / polishable Snug-fit integrated neoprene sock liner provides additional comfort between foot and hard toe Nubby outsole for enhanced traction 23.1 ounces The official plate shoes for MLB umpires For baseball or softball
Hello Friends and buyers!
(errr.... I hope!)
There are some items I must make disappear from my home, hopefully you have the magic wand. Make offers if you think it is not the right price.
1. Force 3 Ultimate Chest Protector, v. 1: Everything is there, worn 25 games or so. Asking $175 shipped.
2. Powder Coated Mizuno Mask with Wilson padding and Mizuno Harness: I purchased this mask two years ago from an outstanding member of this site. The color is great! However it is a flat-view mask and I can't use it because I use an 8 stitch hat behind the plate. Used 5 games, padding and harness are good, and if you buy it you will enjoy it. I will throw a mask bag in with it. Asking $150 shipped.
3. Repaired Force 3 Roller bag, with good zipper pulls! This is the older model Force 3 bag that had the miserable zippers that did not work without bending and breaking off. I took it to a shoe repair store and the great owner replaced the tabs and pulls on the bag and a minor repair. I am getting rid of it because it is not big enough for my gear, size 15 feet and long shin guards do not a happy Force 3 bag owner make. Asking $70 + shipping (I am going this way on price because the last time I sold an equipment bag it went a long distance and I ended up losing money on the sale. Free shipping if we can meet somewhere near Columbus, Ohio).
4. Brand New, Never Worn Reebok low-cut Plate Magistrate shoes, Size 15. I have never worn them, and while I hate to get rid of them I will probably never use them except in case of emergency. But since big sizes were always hard to find in Reebok shoes it's unfair of me to let them sit in my house. Asking $105 shipped.
I have other items heading toward ebay because nobody on here would want them, including some XL and 2XL shirts, a carry bag made by Cece Carlucci including shoe bags, and maybe one or two sets of Carlucci ball bags. If interested, let me know.
Pictures going up late tonight after Ash Wednesday service. 10% of sales will go to charity.
Thanks for reading and looking!
Here are the Plate Magistrates!
Hello all -
A fellow teacher is wanting to umpire for the first time this year. Since everyone in this community is amazing, I thought I'd reach out and see if anyone has some extra equipment lying around to help get him started. I've got him hooked up with base shoes, shin guards, and ball bags that I wasn't using anymore. Here's a list of other things we're looking for (preferably at a cheap price and in good condition):
Mask (just a basic Dyna-Lite if available) Chest protector (XL or 13 inch) Plate shoes (Size 13 2E would be ideal, but 13 D will work, too) Thanks!
By Scott Kennedy
Good morning Umpire-Empire -
We were slammed with questions about the New Balance V3 MLB Umpire Plate shoe for the last week or so.
@JimKirk & I worked extensively to provide detailed information on our website & Im attaching the link here from Google: https://goo.gl/fR0swC
We're not taking Pre-Orders & we're not charging extra for Special Orders b/c you need a 2E or 4E width. We are following the New Balance MAP pricing guidelines of $140 for low & $150 for mid-cuts; no matter the size or the width!
What we ARE doing, is offering FREE SHIPPING & FREE RETURNS. Go to the link above & find out more details. We will have EVERY option available in this plate umpire shoe IN-STOCK & they're arriving soon!!! Be the first to know about it by signing up for our newsletter on the bottom of the page of our website.
We've also added an "OFFICIAL 2-MINUTE REVIEW" about the New Balance V3 MLB Umpire Plate Shoe on our YouTube channel & the product page on the link above as well. Subscribe & you will get all of our "hands on" videos of our products as we download them.
Have a GREAT weekend!!