Robert K. Yosay | posted Mar 11th 2012
When the Cincinnati Reds, a team that had two games postponed last season because of unplayable field conditions, needed a new warning track, they looked to Slippery Rock, Pa. When the Miami Marlins, a team set to debut a new stadium this season, needed a new infield skin, they looked to Slippery Rock. More than half of Major League Baseball looked to Slippery Rock for its infield soil needs. What is the deal with Slippery Rock?