Water and fertilizer are just the beginning—especially when the field is brand new.
By David SparrowPosted 05.21.2002 at 11:21 am 0 Comments
The season opener at Shea Stadium in Flushing, New York, is two and a half weeks away, and Mike Williams is most definitely sweating the details.
Over the winter, Shea's 38-year-old field was ripped apart and brought into the 21st century. Now Williams is scrambling to ensure the new grass is green by the time Bobby Valentine's Mets hit town. It seems like a tall order: Although the outfield feels springy, it's flecked with unhealthy-looking white and brown blades.