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Daily Pre and Post Game Field Maintenance Tasks

Daily Pre and Post Game Field Maintenance Tasks

The following pre and post game field maintenance tasks must be completed by the home team before and after every game.  

Pre-game

  1. Lightly hose down and wet infield skin (if necessary)

  2. Drag infield skin using brush or metal honeycomb drag

    1. Pull by hand if field or grass is very wet

  3. Rake around all bases (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

  4. Rake 1st and 3rd base lines

  5. Rake area around home plate

  6. Line infield using white chalk

  7. Line outfield using white paint

Post game

  1. On Bosze and Muchmore only - Fill in clay on mound rubber and landing area (if necessary)

    1. Follow process on https://youtu.be/Z2nGuyo7JFU

  2. On Bosze and Muchmore only - Fill in clay in batter boxes following same process as above for mound (if necessary)

  3. Rake All Bases (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

  4. Level out bases and rake behind 1st and 3rd base

  5. Rake 1st and 3rd base lines

  6. Rake area around home plate

  7. Clean up wrappers, bottles, garbage around the field and stands

  8. Empty garbage cans and throw them into dumpster

  9. Close any gates if last game of the day

  10. Turn off lights if last game of the day

  11. Make sure all equipment is put back in its original spot if last game of the day

  12. Make sure that all sheds are closed and locked if last game of the day

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