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Umpire Equipment

Required Equipment for Base/Field Umpires



Equipment is a crucial part of both your success and safety in umpiring.  Below is the required equipment for both base/field and plate umpiring positions.

Base/Field Umpires Equipment:

Indicator:  Base Umpires require either a 3-way (pictured) or 
                                                            4-way indicator with them at all times


Black Running shoe:  Any type of black or dark running or
cross-training shoe

Plate Umpires Equipment:

Steel Plated shoe:  Any type of black shoe with a steel toe and 
                                                                       top foot protection

 Athletic Supporter:  A must for when the Umpire is working 
the plate

Chest Protector: A firm, well fitted chest protector must be worn
                                                                     underneath the jersey at all times

Leg Guards: Leg guards should cover your knee to your ankle and
                                                            have an extra protective piece to further cover the top
                                                            of your top of your foot. These should always be worn
                                                            underneath your pants

Mask: The mask must be single or double bar with an extra throat
                                                 extension for better protection



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