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Author(s):Gilstrap, David
Author Affiliation:Program Coordinator, Michigan State University Sports and Commerical Turf Management
Title:Just in-bounds
Source:MiSTMA. Fall 2006, p. 5.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Lansing, MI: Michigan Sports Turf Managers Association
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Career growth; Education; Professional development; Employment; Sports turf managers; Baseball fields
Abstract/Contents:Discusses potential opportunities for graduates of turf management programs, stating that "professional baseball continues to lead the pack in terms of graduate placement" and the "expected pay is comparable to that of a beginning salary for an assistant golf course superintendent." Discusses how most assistant head groundskeepers in major league baseball started out as head groundskeepers in the minors, stating that "this is because an ability to manage the crew is essential since head groundskeeper are increasingly tied up with paperwork and meetings, just like head superintendents are in golf." Cautions that "the last thing that someone working professional baseball should do is calculate their pay on an hourly basis" and that "as far as...getting that intial job, patience continues to be essential." essential since head
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Gilstrap, D. 2006. Just in-bounds. MiSTMA. p. 5.
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