As fun as watching grass grow: The best baseball field patterns

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The trouble with turf
Wednesday December 10th, 2014

Ben Young knows his way around a mower. The head groundskeeper for the AA Altoona Curve in Pennsylvania was named the winner of the Sports Turf Managers Association’s second Mowing Patterns Contest, with his “four patterns” design the winning look. But Young isn’t a one-hit — or four-hit — mower. Here's a smattering of the grass cutter’s other creations:

Altoona Curve
Altoona Curve
Altoona Curve
Altoona Curve
Altoona Curve
Altoona Curve
Altoona Curve
Top groundskeeper Ben Young
Altoona Curve

Tim Newcomb covers stadiums, design and gear for Sports Illustrated. Follow him on Twitter at @tdnewcomb.

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