A plan to install artificial turf at Silver Cross Field, the home of the Joliet Jackhammers, to accommodate was delayed by at least a year.
A plan to install artificial turf at Silver Cross Field, the home of the Joliet Jackhammers (independent; Northern League), to accommodate was delayed by at least a year.
The proposal by the local school district is to install artificial turf in the city-owned ballpark so it can used for football games in the fall. However, because there's no gap between the Jackhammers season and the high-school football season, the artificial turf would need to be installed this fall. That's too soon for the local school district and the city.
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