The Lakewood BlueClaws (Low A; Sally League) will extend protective netting at FirstEnergy Park for 2020, with plans for netting to cover the entirety of the reserve seating sections.
The new netting remains 36-feet high. A recent expansion brought netting protection in front of all seats between the far end of the first base dugout and the far end of the third base dugout (Sections 104-112).
Now, netting will cover Sections 101 – 103 and 113 – 115 in addition to the previously covered sections.
“Fan safety at FirstEnergy Park is unquestionably our number one priority,” said BlueClaws Team President Joe Ricciutti. “This netting expansion adds an additional safety measure for fans in the reserve seating bowl.”
Installation on the netting, which has 95% see-through visibility, is slated to begin in February and will be completed long before the team’s first home game on April 16th.
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