Originally Posted by Danny Serafini
Field Turf isn't anything like old Astroturf. It looks, feels and plays like regular grass. It's been put down in some football fields and the players love it.
But it is quiet a bit different from dirt.
I noticed that Kent St. has gone to field turf everywhere except the mound and plate area. I believe U. of Louisville has also. I haven't heard any comments from them.
I personally can't imagine sliding on the stuff.