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Author(s):Sherry, Nicole
Author Affiliation:Head Groundskeeper, Trenton Thunder, Double-A Affiliate, New York Yankees
Title:Lip service
Source:Update [New Jersey]. Vol. 6, No. 2, March/April 2006, p. 14.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Pennsville, NJ: Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Baseball field maintenance; Baseball fields; Brushing; Lip; Wind erosion
Abstract/Contents:Discusses how to rid athletic fields of lips on the turf, suggesting that its cause "all depends on maintenance practices." Recommends "[adding] material to soak up extra water and dry out the puddle, but afterwards remove all that extra stuff." Explains the possible necessity to control the effect of wind on the field, stating that it may spread the topdressing onto the whole field. Suggests using "sweeping brooms with really stiff bristles and broom from six to eight inches in the grass back towards the skin all the way around the field including the inside edges, base paths, and the mound and plate grass edges," adding additional maintenance practices.
Language:English
References:0
Note:Reprint appears in Update [New Jersey] 19(2), Summer 2019, p. 7
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Sherry, N. 2006. Lip service. Update [New Jersey]. 6(2):p. 14.
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