A closer look at baseball's details
"We order 10 tons at a time. The batting box is top dressed with 1/4 inch or up to 3/8 or 1/2 inch if it rains. It's calcined clay heated. Ours is baked in oven at over 18,000 degrees. Its Turface. We use two sizes. Proline is a finer material. It's like fine sand -- holds the moisture in and keeps it from drying out.