Kris Bryant collaborates with Chicago artists to create custom cleats and bats

The special Players’ Weekend gear will be auctioned to raise money for the Wings for Life spinal cord research foundation.

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Kris Bryant worked with three Chicago artists to design custom cleats and bats for MLB Players Weekend.

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The Cubs’ Kris Bryant will kick off the annual MLB Players’ Weekend with some unique kicks and bats.

Bryant will wear cleats designed by three Chicago artists to raise awareness for Wings for Life, a spinal cord research foundation.

Chicago artists Afrokilla, Ello and Blake Jones designed Bryant’s cleats and bats. The items will be auctioned at the Wings for Life Golf Classic on Sept. 23. Bids can be submitted online.

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