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 or you would like to order by phone, call us toll free at (866) 247- 0256
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West Vest Gold A3210, West Vest Platinum, and the "Original" West Vest are protected by United States Patent # 5,530,966, Canadian Patent # 2,152,045 and is Patent Pending in Japan. All three designs are worn by over 90% of the Major League Umpiring staff and are the only chest protectors endorsed by Major League Baseball for use by their umpires.
All three protectors have open cell foam covered by the hard outer plastic for absorbing the blow from a foul tip or even a bat that has been thrown in the umpires direction (they have been tested on professional football players for strength and durability) . The purpose of the protector is to cover the torso that is most vulnerable to an injury that could break a bone (ribs, collar bone) or stop the heart (sternum) or lungs.

By popular demand Joe West has designed a chest protector for the smaller umpire. The newly designed WESTVEST GOLD and WESTVEST PLATINUM now come in a "Smaller Version." Designed for the umpires who wear smaller than a 38 size jacket. This new smaller protector afford you the same protection as the larger version and gives the perfect fit.


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Pro Platinum Chest Protector 

Itís the top of the line developed by Major League umpire Joe West, manufactured for maximum protection! Itís simple: The Platinum fits better! It conforms at your shoulders, and enhanced side pads add comfort and protection. Reinforced sternum protection. The West Vest Platinum was a custom built protector for Joe West and was built for the larger umpire. It does have the most armor and is the hottest selling protector for both the Minor League umpires and the collegiate ranks. 

Size: 10.5" & 12" Available

Lining: Nylon
Material: Open Cell

Price: $135



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Pro Gold Chest Protector

The West Vest Gold was introduced in the 1992 World Series as the first hard shell protector ever used in a World Series event and to this day it's design is worn by more Major League Umpires than any other protector...It comes in three sizes "Small - Medium", "Medium- Large" and "Large-Extra Large."The S-M fits coat sizes up to 38,  the M-L fits coat sizes 38 to 46. 46 and above should order the Large-Extra Large. Select your protector size during checkout. Worn by more Major League Umpires than any other chest protector.



 11" (S-M), 12" (M-L) and 12 3/4" (L- XL)


Lining: Nylon
Material: Open Cell

Price: $147






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