Friday, March 20, 2015

Getting Closer to Opening Day — Some Work Still Needs to be Done at the Park

Story in the Post yesterday about the impact the winter has had on Nationals Park. They had to start paying attention to the shape of the field a little early than normal:
At Nationals Park, that’s true not only because of the cold, but because of the fact that the field underwent a complete resodding, finished just Monday. When the Nationals and the District government agreed to use Nationals Park to host the NHL’s Winter Classic on Jan. 1, the club knew it would be an opportune time to put in new grass – specifically, 100,000 square feet of Kentucky bluegrass over the entire playing surface. The old field had endured four seasons, so it was time for a new one anyway.
 Sounds like they're pretty sure the field will be ready to Play Ball!

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