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Field Notes: Coors Field, Home of the Colorado Rockies

As you're sprucing up your lawn this spring, baseball grounds crews are getting their turf in tiptop shape. Don't miss these great photos, fun facts and insider tips from some of the country's most popular ballparks.

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Coors Field, Denver

Q: What type of grass is used for the field's turf?
A: The turf at Coors Field is a blend of five varieties of dwarf-type Kentucky Bluegrass grown on sand. The sod is grown locally at Graff's Turf Farm in Ft. Morgan, Colo.
Q: How are the turf patterns created?
A: Coors Field is maintained with a traditional mowing pattern. Mowing technique is rotated on a daily basis to help prevent the turf form developing a grain problem which could affect how the ball rolls.



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