But that doesn’t mean you should be plodding around in a pair of clunky rubber boots. Luckily there are a few shoemakers out there cobbling together rubber and nylon—and even waterproof suede—for more elegant solutions to keeping your feet dry.
Quick reminder: the grand finale of MLB All-Star weekend is happening tonight when the American League’s best take on the National League’s in Minneapolis.
And should you find yourself inspired to get out to your local diamond to try your best Yoenis Céspedes impression sometime this summer, we’ve rounded up the finest gear up to the task. (Yes, we’ve even tracked down some artisanal eye black.)