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QuikTip: 21 Dirt Maintenance Blunders to Avoid
July 08, 2009

21 dirt maintenance blunders to avoid

Dear Baseball Insiders,

I've been getting a lot of questions the last couple weeks about problems with the dirt area of the infield; especially how to undo problems others created by accident.

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21 dirt maintenance blunders to avoid.
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I'll admit it. I wouldn't have been able to create this list unless I had first-hand experience with dirt maintenance blunders and goofs myself.

I try to avoid these now. So should you.

Ready for the list of blunders?
Here's three for starters:

- Raking across the basepath causes a low spot to develop in the middle of the basepath.
- Always entering and exiting the field at the same place with the drag. It's not unusual for a field to have a lump or high place at 3B or 1B where the drag always stops leaving a build up of dirt.
- Just fill in the pitcher's landing holes with dry dirt. That doesn't help. No pitcher wants to have that. It provides no good footing at all.


The complete list of 21 dirt maintenance blunders to avoid is here:


http://www.ultimate-baseball-field-renovation-guide.com/s5-21-dirt-maintenance-blunders-to-avoid-17.html

(Note: some email systems out there split this link and/or add a blank space near the end.  If this happens to you, then you will need to copy the whole link into your browser for these to work for you.  I don't know why this happens. Sorry. I'm trying to figure this out. Obviously I'm better with my fingers in the dirt or on a baseball than on the computer.)

Do your coaching efforts stand out?
Are your players at peak performance?

best regards,

Jim

p.s. Next, I'll be sending out information about building and using both a nail drag and a mound template.  The plate ump always appreciates these.  I hope his own high school players do too!

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Make your sports field do the talking,

Jim Reiner

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