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Baseball and softball fields : design, construction, renovation, and maintenance

Author: Jim Puhalla; Jeff Krans; Mike Goatley
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher Description (unedited publisher data) In the US there are over 425,000 baseball and softball fields. This book aims to bring baseball and softball field managers the knowledge and skills needed to create and maintain a flawless stadium and playing field. It covers a wide range of topics from stadium and field design from fences and drainage to amenities for spectators such as concession stands and public  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Puhalla; Jeff Krans; Mike Goatley
ISBN: 0471447935 9780471447931
OCLC Number: 50959054
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 226 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Pt. I. Design and Construction --
Ch. 1. Field Design --
Ch. 2. Irrigation, Drainage, and Covers --
Ch. 3. Soil --
Ch. 4. Turfgrass Selection --
Ch. 5. Construction and Reconstruction --
Pt. II. Renovation and Maintenance --
Ch. 6. Renovation --
Ch. 7. Skinned Area (and Warning Track) Maintenance and Management Procedures --
Ch. 8. Turfgrass Maintenance and Management Procedures --
Ch. 9. Field Aesthetics --
Pt. III. Ancillary Information --
Ch. 10. Fences, Backstops, Dugouts, and Bullpens --
Ch. 11. Rules and Regulations.
Responsibility: Jim Puhalla, Jeff Krans, Mike Goatley.
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