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BEACON Ballfields Weekly Field Tips ! ( Mar.’17.)

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March 13, 2017       |       BeaconAthletics.com        |       Ballfields.com

THIS WEEK’S FIELD TIP

Hey, there’s more than one way to chalk a batter’s box… well, more specifically, there’s literally more than one batter’s box. Shape, size and configuration change from baseball to softball, youth to adult. Make sure you are using the right batter’s box for your age group by checking with your governing body. Then you can visit our Online Ballfield Dimensions Guide for more. Since there’s more than just foul lines to get ready, you can learn more about the batter’s box, runner’s lanes, pitching circles, and more when you check out this Groundskeeper University lesson, 106. Creating Foul Lines: Laying Out Your Ballfield…

Visit Ballfields.com frequently for tips & articles and GroundskeeperU.com for online training.

Bulldog Pitching Rubber — 10% OFF

This is the best pitching rubber ever. Check out the Bulldog (left) vs a typical pitching rubber. You’ll flip for the Bulldog — literally. When you need to, just flip the rubber to another side and you have even more long-lasting performance. 3-inch core center and 40 lbs of rubber — yes, FORTY POUNDS! Exclusive Bulldog Field Equipment Pitching Rubber, use bull10 during checkout (offer valid thru March 19).

100ft Big Red Field Hose — 10% OFF

You’ll love this hose. Working pressure is 150 psi. Heavy-duty, 1″ diameter PVC hose with solid brass couplings. Offer valid for 100ft hose only. Exclusive 100′ Big Red Field Hose: use red10 during checkout (offer valid thru March 19).

OPEN BOX ITEM OF THE WEEK

Open Box Item — Champro Dislodging Bases Set Save up to $44!   Little League approved (Rule 1.06 compliant) safety base with heavy-duty rubber construction. On impact the top portion of the base dislodges from the bottom.  Like-new condition. Champro Dislodging Bases Set

Get the Ultimate Ballfield Resource…

If you need it for your field, you’ll find it here. Have you received one? If not, request your copy today. Our 2017 catalog is our complete listing of products to keep you rolling all season long. 

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ONLINE TRAINING for Staff & Volunteers

COMPLETELY FREE & MOBILE FRIENDLY. We’ve relaunched the web’s premier online field maintenance training tool, Groundskeeper University. Our goal is to bring professional training directly to you and your staff. But that means it has to be done right. Learn the tried & true practices of the pros. Our dedicated online resources by groundskeepers for groundskeepers are available in whichever format works for you: blog articles, online field dimensions, innovative products and training at Groundskeeper U. Whatever you need for your ballfield, think Beacon. 

Visit Groundskeeper University!

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