This is the same shoe worn by MLB umpires! New Balance has improved on its 460 Plate shoe by giving you a lighter yet protective shoe. More coverage on the instep of the and more comfort for plate work. High shine polishable outer to look sharp through out the season! Added Lace Cage to tuck in your laces for worry free comfort. New outsole has more aggressive nubs for enhanced traction and better footing. Comes in EE and EEEE widths.