Insight on Infields

The dirty details on the most important surface on your field


  And ... play ball! Or don't. At least not until you've made sure your field is in good shape. By field I mean all parts of the field, not just the green parts.
  The skinned infield of a baseball or softball facility can become an afterthought, since it doesn't require watering, fertilizing and similar care. It needs to be raked and groomed, but unless the facility is seeing serious professional action even that might be left until the last minute.
  So, what needs to be done to keep that great expanse of reddish-brown looking great? A few chores that, when ... (Read More...)

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