Gateway STMA Chapter seeking help in field renovation project

In cooperation with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Athletic League (PAL), the Gateway Chapter of the Sports Turf Managers Association is renovating the baseball and softball fields at Dellwood Park in north St. Louis County. This event will take place Wednesday, September 14. The chapter is in need of donated materials or funds.

How can you help?

Materials needed include: four sets of base anchors and two sets of bases (Safety 1st brand); seed for 2 acres of outfield; infield conditioner or improved infield mix; drag mat; base anchor tool; starter and fall fertilizer for 2 acres; chalk and field paint; portable outfield fencing; backstop mats; rakes; and tampers.

Prep work needed includes applying glysophate to infields; laser-grading infields; and possibly irrigation.