How to Buy the Right Baseball Cleats

Learn more about the features to look for when selecting your next pair of baseball cleats.

The right baseball cleats give a big boost to your game.

Players of all stripes need baseball cleats that offer traction, support and cushion. DICK’S Sporting Goods Tech Rep Josh Muecke reviews low, mid and high-top baseball cleats, as well as the difference between metal and plastic cleat studs.  He says players should also consider the level of ankle support they need on the field.

A variety of materials, cleat configurations and technologies are available. Always check with your local league to get guidelines on what baseball cleats are recommended for legal play.