Baseball and Softball Fields: Design, Construction, Renovation, and Maintenance / Edition 1

Baseball and Softball Fields: Design, Construction, Renovation, and Maintenance / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0471447935
ISBN-13:
9780471447931
Pub. Date:
08/14/2003
Publisher:
Wiley

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Baseball and Softball Fields: Design, Construction, Renovation, and Maintenance / Edition 1

Create the flawless playing field your team and its fans deserve. This book covers it all, from stadium and field design to fences and drainage to amenities for spectators. In practical, non-technical language, the authors outline the most common problems you?re likely to encounter and provide solutions for each, including special considerations for all major North American climate zones. With contributions from Major League groundskeepers who share their experiences in managing state-of-the-art facilities, this guide is your ticket to a truly gorgeous field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471447931
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/14/2003
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,013,671
Product dimensions: 7.26(w) x 10.04(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

PART I. DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION.

Chapter 1. Field Design.

Chapter 2. Irrigation, Drainage, and Covers.

Chapter 3. Soil.

Chapter 4. Turfgrass Selection.

Chapter 5. Construction and Reconstruction.

PART II. RENOVATION AND MAINTENANCE.

Chapter 6. Renovation.

Chapter 7. Skinned Area (and Warning Track) Maintenance and Management Procedures.

Chapter 8. Turfgrass Maintenance and Management Procedures.

Chapter 9. Field Aesthetics.

PARTT III. ANCILLARY INFORMATION.

Chapter 10. Fences, Backstops, Dugouts, and Bullpens.

Chapter 11. Rules and Regulations.

About the Authors.

Index.

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