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Baseball and Softball Fields. Design, Construction, Renovation, and Maintenance. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2215645
  • Book
  • August 2003
  • 240 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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.
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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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James C. Puhalla Sportscape International, Inc..

Jeffrey V. Krans Mississippi State University.

J. Michael Goatley, Jr. Mississippi State University.
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