How To Maintain The Perfect Pitcher’s Mound For Your Baseball Or Softball Field

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Perhaps no other area on a baseball or softball field deserves more attention than the pitcher’s mound. Every play starts with a pitch, and with every pitch, the pitcher is planting his/her foot and putting his/her whole body into the throw. For the pitcher’s safety, it is absolutely critical that the mound is in good condition. Poor footing or a lack of wear resistance could put the pitcher at serious risk for injury, and it can affect the quality of play on the field.

By regularly maintaining your pitcher’s mound, you can improve the safety of your field and limit the time and money that will need to be spent in the future to rebuild or renovate this critical area.

With that in mind, here are some essential tips for properly maintaining the pitcher’s mound on your baseball or softball field:

By following these simple maintenance tips, you can create a safe, beautiful pitcher’s mound on your baseball or softball field.


  • Jim says:

    We have a turf baseball field with a portable clay pitchers mound. It’s very heavy and we would like to leave it on field over winter. (currently gets stored indoors) do freezing temps effect the clay?

    • Shana Brenner says:

      I am actually not sure of the answer because we do not sell portable clay pitchers mounds. I would recommend you inquire with the company where you purchased the clay pitchers mound.

  • Dick Taylor says:

    hey jim, Richard here……it might work

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