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Chris Ball

Chris Ball

Chris Ball is Sports Field Account Manager for Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply. After 20 seasons in professional baseball, Chris served as a Market Development Manager for Profile Products/Turface Athletics. Chris can be reached at cball@ewingirrigation.com.

Recent Posts

Little League Softball World Series Volunteers Make History, Inspire Through Teamwork

By Chris Ball on September 14, 2022
To say that the 2022 Little League Softball World Series (LLSWS) was special is an understatement. It ranks in the top...

Little League Softball World Series to Sport an All-Female Field Crew

By Chris Ball on July 11, 2022
For a week in August, Elm Street Park (ESP) in my hometown of Greenville, North Carolina, will become a hotbed of...

Why Skin Cancer Prevention Should be Part of Your Crew’s Daily Safety Routine

By Chris Ball on March 1, 2022
A little about me: I’m 45, a sports field account manager based out of Ewing Garner near Raleigh, North Carolina,...

Sports Field Management Association’s 2022 Conference and Exhibition was Inspiring, Productive

By Chris Ball on February 8, 2022
There was so much going on at the Sports Field Management Association’s 33rd Conference and Exhibition — held Jan. 17...

STMA Conference and Exhibition Returns in Person This Year: 4 Things to Do and What to Know Before You Go

By Chris Ball on January 6, 2022
The Sports Turf Managers Association’s 32nd Conference & Exhibition went virtual last year because of COVID-19 safety...

Southeast Regional Turf Conference and Trade Show Brings Industry Pros Together

By Chris Ball on January 5, 2022
The Sports Turf Managers Association’s Southeast Regional Turf Conference and Trade Show — held Monday to Wednesday,...

‘Tis the Season to Tackle Pre-Season Work on Sports Field Equipment

By Chris Ball on December 22, 2021
Winter is in full swing, but there’s still plenty for sports field managers across the country to do as they count the...

Turfgrass Types and Weather Conditions Drive Winter Sports Field Maintenance

By Chris Ball on November 3, 2021
Winter can be rough on sports fields, no matter where you live and work in the U.S. The type of maintenance you conduct...

Preparing for a Live Sporting Event Like the Little League Softball World Series

By Chris Ball on September 8, 2021
This year, the Little League Softball World Series (LLSBWS) was held August 8 through 18 in Greenville, NC, and I was...

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