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University East Little League Field Maintenance Program

Roles and Responsibility

Field Maintenance Manager

  1. Maintain Field Maintenance Crew roster
  2. Log volunteer hours and participation
  3. Coordinate Field Maintenance schedule
  4. Request funds from the Board of Directors for equipment and supplies
  5. Order and maintain field maintenance supplies and equipment
  6. Assure that University East fields and facilities meet league standards
  7. Inspect and approve fields and facilities
  8. Schedule contractors for field maintenance

Field Maintenance Crew Member

  1. Execute field maintenance plans and procedures
  2. Repair pitching mounds
  3. Repair batters boxes
  4. Drag fields according to the field maintenance plan
  5. Line fields before games
  6. Rake areas around bases after games
  7. Sweep dugouts
  8. Repair field entry lanes
  9. Install bases at the correct distances for division games
  10. Install and remove temporary fence before and after games

Field Maintenance Protocol

Game Day Protocol

Pregame

  1. Walk field and remove debris
  2. Drag infield
  3. Line batters boxes
    1. Majors and below - 3 ft x 6 ft
    2. Juniors and above - 4 ft x 6 ft
    3. Softball - 3 ft x 7 ft
  4. Line foul lines
    1. Chalk infield foul line
    2. Paint outfield foul line
  5. Line coaches boxes
    1. 4 ft X 8 ft
    2. 6 ft from first and third base
  6. Line first base runners lane
    1. 3 ft from foul line
    2. 30 ft long from first base outer outfield corner and foul line extending towards home plate

Postgame

  1. Rake around bases
  2. Repair pitching mound
  3. Repair batters boxes
  4. Sweep dugout
  5. Empty trash cans

Sign up for Game Day Field Maintenance here:   

 
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Weekly Protocol

  1. Nail drag field
  2. Wash bases
  3. Repair field entry lane to remove low spots to prevent puddling
  4. Spray and sweep dugout floors
  5. Repair pitching mounds
  6. Repair batters boxes
  7. Rake batting cage

Reference Material

http://ballfields.com/league/majors/

http://web.mlbcommunity.org/programs/baseball_tomorrow_fund.jsp?content=field_maintenance_guide

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