Tricks Of The Trade: How Do Baseball Players Get Customized Cleats?

Believe it or not, a lot of thought goes into what baseball players wear on the field every day.

Many professional athletes enjoy different aspects of fashion and want their gear to reflect their personality when they play. Of course, cleats also must be comfortable and fit just right so the players can perform at an optimum level.

On this week’s episode of “NESN Clubhouse,” we caught up with some of the people who make those cleats to talk about the process of design and how players like Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia affect that process. Watch it in the video above.

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