TinCaps wins grounds crew award

Fort Wayne's Winter, Burnette honored as Midwest's best

By Midwest League | September 4, 2013 5:46 PM ET

BELOIT, Wis. -- Fort Wayne TinCaps head groundskeeper Keith Winter and assistant groundskeeper Andrew Burnette have been selected as the recipient of the 2013 Midwest League Sports Turf Manager/Grounds Crew of the Year Award.

This is the fourth consecutive year that Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, Ind., has been recognized for providing a first-rate playing surface. 

The Midwest League field managers and umpires selected the award winner based on quality of playing surface, infield/outfield turf, preparation of field, quality of pitching mounds, home plate, bullpens, warning track and crew professionalism.

This award is presented by Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball.

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