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Mizzou2016

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About Mizzou2016

  • Birthday October 29

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Columbia, MO
  • Interests
    Camping, Baseball, Wrestling, Music, Woodworking

More information about you

  • Your Association Name
    MMUA, CBUA, KCCUA
  • Occupation
    Umpire
  • Types/Levels of Baseball called
    Pro, College, High School, Showcase
  • How did you hear about Umpire-Empire?
    MidWest Ump Blog

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  1. Mizzou2016

    Gerry Davis Poly Spandex

    They are a lighter material than the Smitty, and they fit WAY better in the thigh and knee. Smitty's feel like parachute pants. With the Davis, the look and feel is just way better. I don't know about being worth the price (at $90) but with the 10% discount that almost every association in the country has, they are good for the money - especially if you work at a level that you are graded on appearance.
  2. Mizzou2016

    Whose call is it?

    The CCA graphics for reference
  3. Mizzou2016

    Titanium Mask Repair

    I don't think he's wanting to start doing it regularly but my point is that if you know someone who does tig welding (and does it well) it's possible - and doesn't have to cost you $250!
  4. Mizzou2016

    Titanium Mask Repair

    I use a Rawlings Ti, and had 2 welds break on a foul ball last month. I talked to Tony at Mask-It and he unfortunately said he couldn't weld it and that it would cost me upwards of $250 to repair it properly. I figured I was out of luck, but talked to my brother who does some tig welding, and while not perfect he was able to fix the welds. There was some minor brown-blue contamination, which realistcally won't affect the strength of the mask significantly. And if the welds break again, well, I was out a $200 mask anyway before the repair. I understand a professional shop not willing to take on a job like this - They don't want to attach their name to something if they're not 100% and cant do it without contamination. But, my brother is an engineer, not a welder - if he can do it this well on a first try, I'm sure it can be done even better in the future. I'm happy with the results- looks pretty good after buffing off the top layer.
  5. Mizzou2016

    Ebay finds

    I don't think so.. I can check but they haven't been on since I bought it.
  6. Mizzou2016

    Ebay finds

    Not on that day
  7. Mizzou2016

    Ebay finds

    This is indeed mine - I posted it a few years ago when I made the mod. I picked up a Douglas West Vest for $70 so I'm moving on
  8. Mizzou2016

    Ebay finds

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/wilson-a3210l-xl-umpire-chest-protector/132584091814?hash=item1edea0b0a6:g:b44AAOSw8xFa081N $65 or best offer... West Vest Gold
  9. I can vouch for this clinic. They do a great job, and it's highly organized.
  10. Mizzou2016

    West Vest Gold M/L

    Can you lock this @Thunderheads
  11. Mizzou2016

    Ebay finds

    Brand new West Vest Gold for 110 http://www.ebay.com/itm/361759093072
  12. Mizzou2016

    West Vest Gold M/L

    Bought in January, Removed the wings, worn in about 10 games. Still in great condition. I'll include the original harness, since I cut my delta flex way down and it wont fit you unless you're as skinny as me at 6'0 150 lb $130/OBO with shipping included. Paypal or Venmo, PM for offers.
  13. Mizzou2016

    amateur umpires

    I would say at least 25,000
  14. I don't know what to tell you if you don't believe the brooks baseball graphic. They're pretty accurate. Remember, the camera is coming from 30 feet up in the air, 400 feet away, and not centered. You can't trust the graphics on the screen. Regardless, it is much closer than you claim, and too close to take if you just got done showing up the umpire.
  15. Pitch 5, outside the zone a few inches Pitch 6 was in the zone Why should Miller be reprimanded for missing one pitch by less than 6 inches?
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