Results tagged ‘ maintence ’
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.
Today’s tips is about raking base paths.
Rakes should be used on the base paths (in addition to mainaining them by hand).
TIP: When raking your base paths, do NOT rake across the path. Rake up and down along the length of the path.
Raking across the path can cause a low spot to develop down the middle of the path.
Our field maintenance tip of the day is a continuation of yesterday’s information on base paths!
An important tip to maintaining your base paths is to remove any white chalk material with a shovel prior to raking. This will keep the clay more stable and not cause a hump, or raised area, down in the middle of the baseline.
With that said, look back tomorrow for BTF’s tips on raking your base paths!