A funny thing happened in Sydney, Australia while you were watching March Madness: the 2014 Major League Baseball season started, although most people will tell you that opening day, a veritable holiday for baseball fans, is still a couple days away.
Ordinary soils are too crumbly, so the "infield dirt" part of a baseball field is made from a very specific mix of very specific ingredients. Do you know what "umpire's mud" is or why so much sand is needed under the infield? We've got all the dirty little secrets.
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