250 Miles from Arctic Circle, Yellowknife Ballpark Finally Gets Grass

Yellowknife -Tommy Forrest Ballpark RenderingIn the Lower 48 states, big news would be a brand new, multi-million dollar ballpark.  But in the remote provincial capital of Yellowknife (Northwest Territories, Canada) (pop. 19,234), just getting grass on the local ball field is a big deal.  This past weekend, players and volunteers laid down almost 5,000 square yards of sod at Tommy Forrest Ballpark, replacing a dust and dirt outfield that’s been the bane of outfielders’ lives for decades.  Read more and view photos here.  Read about Yellowknife here.  Read fun facts about Yellowknife here.

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