Helpful Groundskeeping Hints From BlueClaws Director of Grounds, Mike Morvay
By USABL, 03/24/16, 10:00AM EDT
An inside look at how a professional preps First Energy Park for opening Day!
Interested in playing in the Blueclaws Stadium Challenge?
Ever wonder what professional stadiums do the weeks before opening day? How do they prepare their fields to look so pristine? Here are the steps Mike Morvay takes when preparing First Energy field for opening day!
Cut the field down to one inch
Aerate, topdress and fertilize to get the field moving
Rebuild the bullpens, main mound, homeplate area and infield with mound clay.
Grade and water the infield and start working the conditioner too skin.
Sit back and wait for growth in grass
Start mowing a pattern into field
Wait for the team to get in and have your opening day!