Wednesday, August 06, 2014


While we were in San Diego, we took a tour of PETCO Park, and it was fantastic.

There are twelve full-time groundskeepers (the fewest in the majors). 70% percent of their time is spent working on the infield. And, much to my surprise, the warning track is not dirt--it's crushed lava.

Dugout level:

Players actually sit on top of the bench, hence the spike marks:

Here a few "inside baseball" things we saw that you might be interested in:

That pace of game stuff isn't working too well.

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