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Author(s):Hermann, Jim
Author Affiliation:CSFM and Co-Editor, Update [New Jersey]
Title:Criteria for a benchmark infield
Source:Update [New Jersey]. Vol. 5, No. 1, January/February 2005, p. 9, 13.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Pennsville, NJ: Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Athletic field design; Baseball field maintenance; Construction specifications; Crowning; Drainage system design; Skinned areas; Slope; Sports turf construction
Abstract/Contents:Discusses the implementation of a "benchmark infield," a set of standards with which all infields within a town might be compared. Provides such a benchmark, listing several infield traits that every infield should potentially possess. Suggests that "comparing any infield to these criteria can help maintenance personnel identify potential problem areas. Once identified and corrected, a proactive strategy can be developed to minimize their reoccurrence." Highlights infield construction and design, lip management, crowning, elevation, drainage, pitching distance, dugout areas, among other facets of infield management.
Language:English
References:0
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Hermann, J. 2005. Criteria for a benchmark infield. Update [New Jersey]. 5(1):p. 9, 13.
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