Why home opener is ‘biggest day of the year’ for groundskeeper in his 55th season with White Sox

CHICAGO — The home opener is Roger Bossard’s most important day of the year. “People are coming back, it’s the first day, they all have the winter stress,” the Chicago White Sox head groundskeeper said Tuesday during a conference call. “For the groundskeeper, the field has to look immaculate. It’s actually the biggest day of the year. I’ve put on three different types of fertilizer. I’ve mowed the grass probably a dozen times already. It’s that showtime for the groundskeeper. It’s really huge. “That’s why you like to see sun. Even if it’s 40 degrees and sunny, it makes a difference to the grou…

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