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Globe Life Field: Grass or Artificial Turf?

One of the final major steps in the construction of the $1.1-billion Globe Life Field is the one causing the most consternation, albeit some 28 months before the Texas Rangers’ new ballpark will open for business in 2020 — Grass or artificial turf?  Read more here.

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Artificial Turf Coming to Everett Ballpark

Work is scheduled to begin within the next two weeks to convert the playing surface at Everett Memorial Stadium, home of the Everett AquaSox (Single-A, Northwest League), from grass to artificial turf.  Read more here.

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Thunderbolts Ditching Natural Grass for Artificial Turf

Windy City Thunderbolts LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Windy City ThunderBolts are proud to announce a major improvement to Standard Bank Stadium for the 2015 season. The ThunderBolts are installing a brand new artificial turf field replacing the natural grass field that has been at the site prior to the stadium was built. Continue reading

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Silver Hawks Going Natural, Sign PDC with Cubs

SouthBendSilverHawksLogoThe Single-A South Bend Silver Hawks (Midwest League) are converting the playing surface at Four Winds Field from artificial turf to natural grass, as the franchise begins a new affiliation with the Chicago Cubs.  Read more hereWatch the removal in action here.

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Ottawa Stadium to Get Artificial Turf

Ken “The Bulldog” Gray from the Ottawa Citizen is reporting that artificial turf will be installed at Ottawa Stadium to accommodate the Double-A Eastern League franchise coming to town in 2013.  Gray believes this is a sign that the team will be an affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, as the possible parent club uses artificial turf too.  Read more here.

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