TAG: Wrigley Field

Justin Spillman talks Wrigley Field maintenance

May 20, 2016By
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Justin Spillman, head  groundskeeper at Wrigley Field, talks with AT about field maintenance, a 22-hour sod laying adventure and challenges to maintaining the icon ivy. read more

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Chicago Cubs Groundskeeper Loves a Good Challenge

May 20, 2016By
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The sun is certainly shining in Wrigleyville. After all, the Chicago Cubs have the best record in baseball. For Chicago Cubs Head Groundskeeper Justin Spillman, he’s not only excited about the fast start for the home team, but also the home field. With a mild winter in Chicago this year, the turf woke up nicely. Two years ago they had... read more

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From the kid at Wrigley Field to the groundskeeper of Soldier Field

November 20, 2015By
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When he was a kid, Ken Mrock would ride his bike from his home on the west side of Chicago to Cubs games at Wrigley Field. As a native Chicagoan, Mrock says he’d always been a sports fan, but he never imagined that when he grew up he would be the head groundskeeper for the Chicago Bears. “As a child,... read more