Cleats are used in shoes worn by the players of soccer and softball, and while soccer boots do not have cleats in the front; although, the softball shoes do. Soccer rules do not permit play with softball shoes because the front cleat has the potential to be a danger to the other players. Soccer players often use the toes and the front of their shoes to control the ball.
The cleat at the tip would be taking a risk. Whether the softball cleats can be high top or low top, the soccer cleats are only low top. The softball shoes and cleats are heavy, and they also provide better ankle support and improved traction for stealing bases and chasing the ball after it is hit. This situation makes them better shoes.