Story behind Vanderbilt baseball synthetic turf

Talk to anyone for any period of time about Tim Corbin, and eventually his attention to detail becomes part of the conversation.

That aspect may not have been more evident than the process resulting in the current playing surface at Vanderbilt’s Hawkins Field.

“We went out and got the turf,” Vanderbilt athletics director David Williams recalls. “The next year (2013), we had nine games that would have been rained out if not for the turf.”

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