they wear metal cleats instead to get more traction, grip and speed
No, baseball cleats are metal and there are no metal cleats allowed in football since there is a strong possibility of your hand or someone elses hand being stepped on.
Baseball players were wearing metal cleats at least as early as the Civil War, before the National League was even formed. There were many local baseball clubs, especially in the Northeast, but few organized leagues, and even fewer baseball documents survive from those times. It is unknown who first wore metal cleats.
As soon as they begin playing in a league called Babe Ruth. Should be about 13 or 14.
yes, metal cleats are completely legal in pony league.
Rugby players wear boots.
Without cleats, it's very easy to slip around on the grass. The cleats add grip and control.