Recent AstroTurf News

Iowa Pushes Ahead with Baseball Stadium Renovations

There is no chalk, no drawings on the foul lines and batter boxes minutes before the game. The umpire never dusts off home plate. There is never an uncomfortable landing on the pitchers mound.

And now, even the warning track in the outfield is different.

University of Iowa Duane Banks Field

Duane Banks Field is completely dirtless.

In mid-December, a major portion of Phase II renovations were finished for the Iowa baseball team’s stadium, AstroTurf ® — both the name of the state-of-the-art playing surface and company that constructed the field on the west side of the UI campus — replaced the natural grass outfield and warning track. AstroTurf was installed in the infield prior to last season.

TAMU – Commerce Softball Field

Texas A&M – Commerce celebrates its Softball Team’s inaugural season with another major improvement to the University.

AstroTurf and its Texas-based partner AstroBuilders will deliver bleachers, lights, bullpens, and a very colorful AstroTurf field.  That’s no surprise, since TAMU – Commerce had AstroTurf install the largest midfield logo in history just last year.  (Time lapse video of that installation can be seen here).

A new photo is uploaded every five minutes, so check back to watch the new field progress.