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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: How many people serve on the grounds crew of Denver's Coors Field?
A: Coors Field has a crew of 12. Roles and specializations vary based on experience. The crew includes a mechanic, irrigation technician, equipment operator and a chemical applicator. In maintaining the field, almost every task is specialized. For example, in maintaining the pitcher’s mound, strict accuracy is required in keeping the dimensions within MLB rules. The person maintaining this area has to be skilled in working with the clay to accomplish this particular task.



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