Sportsfield Specialties will be installing braided and knotless netting, which offers 95 percent spectator visibility, that will reach the far ends of each dugout at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. The new netting will cover a majority of the seating bowl. The project is scheduled to be completed between July 30 and August 7, while the Shorebirds are on the road in Greenville and Charleston, giving fans three remaining homestands in 2019 to embrace the new netting.
“The Shorebirds always try to look out for fan safety and give the fans the best experience possible while they’re at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. While we still encourage fans to watch out for bats and balls entering the seating area, this new renovation will provide increased protection along with even better visibility of the playing field,” said General Manager Chris Bitters. “The Shorebirds are very appreciative for our partnerships with Wicomico County, the State of Maryland, and our ownership group, 7th Inning Stretch LP for making this extended netting renovation and other stadium projects possible, allowing fans to have great experiences at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium for years to come.”
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