New York Mets Slugger Pete Alonso Personally Ordered Custom Cleats For His Entire Team Commemorating 9/11

Pete Alonso in an MLB game on 9/11.

Pete Alonso may only be a rookie, but he apparently already knows what it takes to endear himself to New York sports fans.

The New York Mets slugger, who has embraced his newfound home in the Big Apple, decided to honor those who lost their lives on the September 11 terrorist attack. As SNY reported, Alonso personally ordered custom cleats for all of his teammates commemorating 9/11. The Mets players took to the field wearing the cleats in Wednesday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, which was an idea that Alonso reportedly came up with himself.

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