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How Sports Turf Saved a Life

Glenn Gray

Glenn Gray

For 28-year old Craig Sampsell, working in the sports turf industry has been his passion as long as he can remember. From youth sports to the professional ranks, he has manicured athletic fields of all shapes and sizes. But the path has been anything but straight-and-narrow. Continue reading

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Isotopes Park Named 2013 Field of the Year

Albuquerque Isotopes LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Sports Turf Managers Association announced today that Isotopes Park has been named the winner for the 2013 Field of the Year in all of professional baseball. The organization’s Field of the Year Award has been given since 1992 to members who manage baseball fields at the professional level. Continue reading

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Sports Turf Manager of the Year Awards Announced

Minor League Baseball LogoSports Turf Managers Association LogoPRESS RELEASE – Chris Ball, Brock Phipps, Keith Winter and Bryan Barkley have been selected as their respective classification winners in the 13th annual Sports Turf Manager of the Year Awards, sponsored by the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA). The quartet will receive their awards at the Baseball Winter Meetings Awards Luncheon at the Walt Disney Continue reading

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CWS Ballpark Chosen as Best Field by Turf Managers Group

Sports Turf Managers Association LogoThe Sports Turf Managers Association has chosen TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha (NE) as 2012 College Baseball Field of the Year.  The stadium serves as the home of the College World Series.  Read more here.

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Minor League Baseball Announces Turf Awards

PRESS RELEASE – Joey Stevenson of the Indianapolis Indians has been selected for the second year in a row as the Sports Turf Manager of the Year in Triple-A® in the annual Sports Turf Manager of the Year Awards, sponsored by the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA). Stevenson has worked on Indianapolis’ Victory Field since 2007. After a year as an assistant, Stevenson Continue reading

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Simmons Field at Taylor Stadium Named Field of the Year

PRESS RELEASE – Simmons Field at Taylor Stadium, the home of the Mizzou baseball team, has been named 2011 College and University Baseball Field of the Year by the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA), as announced by the STMA on Tuesday (Nov. 22). The field is maintained and cared for by Mizzou Turf Specialist Josh McPherson and his staff. Continue reading

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