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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Ben Zobrist, start designing your customized cleats. MLB grants players more shoe freedom.

ATLANTA—Baseball’s shoe police can go home.

Major League Baseball and its owners approved an amendment to the basic agreement that finally loosens restrictions on the design and colors of players’ footwear in games.

Players, such as Ben Zobrist of the Chicago Cubs and Mike Clevinger of the Cleveland Indians, were furious last season that they were being warned and fined by Major League Baseball if their footwear did not adhere to league-mandated rules.

Beats actually doing something about the pace of play, I guess….

QLE Posted: November 15, 2018 at 11:40 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: ben zobrist, footwear, mike clevinger, mlb

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   1. Man o' Schwar Posted: November 17, 2018 at 10:57 AM (#5788757)
Who will be the first player to hit a HR while wearing 6-inch stiletto heels?
   2. Sunday silence Posted: November 17, 2018 at 03:23 PM (#5788831)
maybe this will keep the union from complaining about cost controlled years and living wages for minor leaguers. .

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