The goals were the following:
- Improved slight lines.
- Improved protection for fans by increasing the net height between the dugout to 25 ft.
- Overall, a better look for the field.
Here are a few photos:
The backstop before:
The backstop before the wall padding was added. Notice the bottom of the net was stretched and laced to fit using coated twine:
The finished product:
The Pirates now have a netting system that will last, and improved slight lines and safety for all spectators.
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