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Field Notes: Minute Maid Field, Home of the Houston Astros

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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Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas

Q: What type of grass is used for the field's turf?
A: Seashore Paspalum is the primary turf grass at Minute Maid Field. It is grown on a farm in southern Georgia and delivered on an as-needed basis. Tal's Hill, the wide centerfield incline, is planted in Zoysia grass.



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