Cleat Heat #5

MLBers Swaggy Footwear

Date: Jul 2, 2024
Topics: Baseball, Card Culture, Cleat Heat, Jordan 1s, MLB
Length: 366 Words
Reading Time: ~2 Minutes

As we near the end of the 2024 MLB All-Star Break, the cleats keep getting hotter and hotter. It’s only right that we keep fans up-to-date with the hottest cleats worn on the diamond. Check out the latest installment of Cleat Heat.

Best Cleats from June 1-July 1

2024 Topps Series 1 #330 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. | Jordan 1 Customs

The young Vladimir Guerrero Jr. loves him a pair of Jordan 1s. Check out these 1s he wore for Father’s Day, featuring images of him and his father, the legendary Vladimir Guerrero. What a dope tribute.

2024 Topps Series 2 City to City #CTC-1 Shohei Ohtani | New Balance Ohtani 1 “White Metallic Gold”

New Balance releases Ohtani’s first signature cleat, the “Ohtani 1” this July, and boy are these bad boys fly. The entire Ohtani x New Balance collection drops July 15, 2024. Be on the lookout!

2023 Bowman’s Best #SH-18 Paul Skenes Shellacked | Nike Alpha Hurache Elite 4 Low Customs

Skenes tapped Mache for a pair of custom Father’s Day cleats. Check out the bad boys, above. The portrait of Skenes’ pops, Craig, with “Happy Father’s Day” on the opposite side keeps it simple yet fly.

2024 Topps Series 2 Baseball, 1989 Topps Baseball Autograph Cards

2024 Topps Series 2 1989 Topps Baseball #89BA2-GH Gunnar Henderson Auto | Under Armour Yard MT “Lego” Customs

ESPN’s Eduardo Perez tapped the Custom-Kick Gawd Sole by Sir for a 23rd birthday gift for Gunnar Henderson. The results? These lego-inspired cleats Henderson wore against the Rangers for “Sunday Night Baseball” on June 30, 2024. “When I opened it up, I was blown away by them,” Henderson said. “They’re unreal. They’re pretty awesome. The Lego people on the shoestrings, I was told they will stay on. When we’re playing out there tonight, if something falls off, I may have to get it. But I was told they would stay on.”

2024 Topps #121 Bailey Ober | Nike KD 3 “Christmas”

Ober pulled out the Nike KD 3 “Christmas” cleats for Minnesota’s tilt against Oakland on June 16, 2024 and put together a Durant-like performance on the mound. The pitcher dominated, allowing just one run and 6.1 innings and picked up the win in the Twins’ 6-2 victory.

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