robster1216 asked in SportsBaseball · 1 decade ago

What do they use to line a baseball field?

What is the white, chalky like stuff they use to line the first and third base lines in the infield?

11 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    It is indeed chalk that they walk in a straight line using a little lawn-mower looking thing. To walk in a straight line they use a little piece of string and walk down that.

  • 6 years ago

    It s not chalk. It s LIME. Trust me. I grew up lining softball/baseball fields, have opened countless bags of that stuff.

  • 7 years ago

    Titanium Dioxide

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    That's chalk. They have a cart that dumps it and they walk in a stright line to make the foul lines.

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  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    you answered it for yourself "whats that white chalky stuff on the field?"

  • 1 decade ago

    Its ground up chalk.

  • 5 years ago

    They are caused by the way the grass is mow one way, it appears dark; mow the other way, light. It's done for decoration. They look cool.

  • 1 decade ago


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