BrightView to Help MLB Bring "Field of Dreams" to Life
Major League Baseball and BrightView will build it, and the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees will come for the MLB at Field of Dreams game on Aug. 13, 2020. The temporary, 8,000-seat stadium will be located at the Dyersville farm in Iowa, where the iconic movie was filmed.
BrightView’s Groundskeeper Named PCL Sports Turf Manager of the Year
Collin Doebler, Project Manager of Operations, is the first sports turf manager with the Las Vegas Aviators franchise to win this prestigious award. The annual award will be presented at the 2019 Baseball Winter Meetings in San Diego, Calif.
Major League Baseball’s “London Series” Opens with Help from BrightView’s Sports Turf Division
BrightView Sports Turf, together with its partners, sent in a crew of more than 100 workers to build a baseball field in just 23 days inside the main venue from the London 2012 Summer Olympic Game. With the short turnaround, and having just five days following the MLB series to tear it all down, BrightView chose a unique route to build the field.
The New York Times: As the M.L.B. Season Opens in Japan, at Least the Dirt is Familiar
BrightView’s President of Sports Turf, Murray Cook, has been a consultant with MLB for almost 30 years. Cook and his team were called on to make the field as close as possible to what players experience in U.S. stadiums.
Sports Turf Managers Association Members Prepare Field for Second Little League Classic
BrightView’s Development and Sports Turf teams are preparing Bowman Field for the second Little League Classic game by putting down new conditioner products on the infield skin, painting logos, perfecting edges in the infield and warning track and ensuring the home plate area and pitcher’s mound are at major league standards.
Mexico’s Estadio Monterrey Baseball Stadium Undergoes Renovation for MLB Games
Major League Baseball returned to Mexico for a regular season game for the first time in 19 years with a three-game series between the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers. To prepare, Estadio Monterrey underwent a renovation to bring the field and stadium up to MLB specifications.
MLB Series Brings Normalcy to Puerto Rico
Hurricane Maria brought devastation never before seen on Puerto Rico, shutting down ports, destroying crops, and knocking out power to the entire island. Seven months later, as they are still working to recover, Major League Baseball is returning for a two-game series between the Cleveland Indians and the Minnesota Twins.