Smell the Foam Finger

Learn about the history, culture, and reality of American sports.

34: Athletic shoes

February 23, 2020

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After a follow-up on the Houston Astros cheating debacle and an update on rule changes for the upcoming baseball season, we delve into athletic shoes.

The drinking of the beer

Tom keeps it fruity with a Passionate Gose from Marble Brewery while Nic goes into spaaaaace with a Space Pope IPA from Cigar City Brewing.

Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall

MLB rule changes for 2020 — What you need to know

Nike’s first running shoes were made in a waffle iron - Business Insider

Basketball Shoe History - Epic Sports

The 80 Greatest Sneakers of the ‘80s - Complex

CARVED IN ICE: BEARS-GIANTS `SNEAKER’ TITLE GAME - Chicago Tribune