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Field Notes: Coliseum, Home of the Oakland Athletics

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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Q: How many people serve on the grounds crew, and what are their roles and specializations?
A: There are seven groundskeepers plus the head groundskeeper. Specialties within the crew include mowing, mound maintenance, infield dirt maintenance, home plate and base path care, warning track maintenance and bullpen maintenance.



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