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Today’s field maintenance tip of the day is about dugouts!
TIP: Dugout structures should be designed to hold a roster of 20 players plus coaches. This would require a dugout to be at least 60 feet long.
Dugouts are used to protect the players from inclement weather and to provide an area where they can rest while the opposing team is in the field.
Baseball Tomorrow Fund’s field maintenance tip of the day!
TIP: The backstop netting is suspend between the dugouts and normally covers an area directly behind home pate that is 80 feet wide and 24 feet high. In addition, the backstop should be located 60 feet from home plate on regulation baseball fields and 25-35 feet high on youth baseball fields.
Extra BTF tip! Hire an architect to design a backstop system that best suits the needs of the facility.
Mowing tip number five is today’s field maintenance tip of the day!
TIP 5: Mowing the field when wet is not recommended and should be avoided whenever possible.
Check back tomorrow for the four traditional patterns to mow a baseball field.