The cleats Tony Thomas wore when he stole first base.

Stealing First

On July 13th, 2019 Tony Thomas made history. On that night he became the first-ever professional baseball player to “steal” first base. Taking advantage of a new Atlantic League rule Thomas, an outfielder for the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, sprinted to first after Lancaster Barnstormers relief pitcher Alejandro Chacín fired a ball past his catcher. […]