The Baseball Lab: What’s The Difference Between Playing On Turf And Dirt?

Major League Baseball players have to play on two different surfaces: dirt and turf.

They’re on every baseball field in the league, but did you know they actually require two different kinds of cleats? T.J. went to New Balance’s Smash Lab on this week’s “NESN Clubhouse” to find out the differences between turf and dirt and what kinds of cleats players wear to get the most traction. Check it out in the video above!

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