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Why is there a difference between soccer cleats and baseball cleats?

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2011-04-06 23:51:14
2011-04-06 23:51:14

The difference between soccer cleats and baseball cleats is that a baseball cleat has a cleat at the very front of the shoe, making it dangerous to other soccer players if they get kicked. Also the spacing of the cleats are different to allow for different maneuvers.

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baseball cleats have toes and soccer cleats don't

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Baesball cleats have a toe cleat whilsoccer cleats do not, also baseball cleats are built for baseball while soccer cleats are built for soccer

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Baseball cleats have a metal spike on the frontt of them while soccer doesn't

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yes... but u can use soccer cleats for baseball. the difference is soccer cleats are flatter so u can kick the ball better. also most baseball cleats have an extra cleat on the toe where as soccer cleats dont. baseball cleats also come up higher on the ankle

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softball cleats have a spike at the end and soccer cleats don't you can wear softball cleats for soccer but you can wear soccer cleats for softball

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no i play lacrosse and wear soccer cleats

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The biggest difference is that there is a toe cleat on baseball cleats, which is illegal in soccer because you may (though probably accidentally) kick another player with the toe cleat. Another difference is that some baseball cleats are metal, which is completely illegal in soccer.

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The difference is that soccer cleats don't have an extra "cleat" at the "toe".

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in soccer you are not allowed to have a toe cleat. therefore, soccer cleats have no toe cleat and baseball cleats do. there are also more subtle differences but that's the major one.

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Differences in Sports CleatsFootball cleats are the heaviest and most supportive. soccer cleats are light and fit your foot tighter than baseball or football cleats. . Some soccer cleats are lighter than professional running shoes. Most soccer cleats are very thin but they don't were down easily. Baseball cleats are thicker and they have least pointy spikes because your mostly in the dirt. The most important distinction is that soccer cleats, unlike football and baseball cleats, do not have a cleat on the bottom of the toe.

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Soccer generally does not have a toe cleat. This helps with avoiding injuries since your feet are the main tool in Soccer. Baseball and Football generally have a toe cleat for grip.

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I think there isn't a cleat thing in the front with soccer cleats but there is with soft/baseball ones.

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All styles of cleats are different depending on brand and preference. The main difference between soccer cleats and cleats for baseball is a "toe spike". Baseball cleats have a spike at the front of the foot, where the toes are to provide traction when taking off running in dirt, whereas, soccer cleats do not have this toe spike, because it would be hard to kick a ball off the ground properly without it getting stuck in the ground. Also soccer cleats are usually more "form fitting" or will have a more sleek and tighter feel to them since you play soccer with your feet, this allows for maximum feeling of control

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Baseball shoes have metal cleats, which arent allowed/good for soccer. Soccer has plastic, so you don't tear open someone's face accidentally.

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Baseball and soccer cleats are quite different because they are designed for different purposes. Soccer cleats are designed for grip exclusively on turf since the soccer pitch is entirely covered in turf, but baseball cleats are designed to give the player maximum grip on the dirt basepaths, which is why baseball cleats will sometimes perform poorly for outfielders, especially on wet turf. Soccer cleats are round while baseball cleats are (generally) rectangular, and both have blunt bottoms. Certain soccer boots allow the owner to change out the cleats as they wear, but I have never seen baseball shoes with replaceable cleats. The biggest difference however is that baseball cleats may be made of metal but soccer cleats never can. If you've ever wondered why soccer players kneel down while the referee walks behind them before a match, it is so he can see that all cleats are legal. In both sports it is illegal to sharpen cleats into spikes.

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Track spikes are sharp and pointy while soccer and other sports that require cleats don't have spikes, they are just rounded off.

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Perhaps this has been lost in translation. In the UK we call them football boots, in the US they are soccer cleats. Same thing, different name.

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Coming from a 10 year travel soccer player; soccer shoes have a different texture on the; soccer shoes- flat on the bottom / Soccer cleats- have like things on the bottom that would help stay in the ground

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Softball/baseball cleats are best for sofball. Soccer cleats do not provide the proper tracton for dirt.

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so, soccer cleats, don't have a 'toe' cleat on the top, and a softball cleat does. if you compare them, look at the very top. also they are made of different materials, and on the bottom part, where the heal is, soccer cleats usually have a different pattern.

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Rugby boots are usually stronger and usually have 10 studs, where soccer cleats have around 16. Depending on which position a player plays in rugby, their boots may be as light as soccer cleats for backs, or heavier and sturdier for forwards.

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no because on baseball cleats the points on the bottom is not wide enough


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