The "dirt" we see isn't really what I would call dirt. A Baseball infield is made up of a special mixture of sand, silt, and clay. (Silt is a natural material halfway between sand and clay as far as particle size is concerned.) There doesn't seem to be any one central source and depends more of the likings of the local groundskeepers. At Fenway Park, they mix in some ground up kitty-litter type stuff to give the infield "dirt" a redder color. Our local AA minor league park has artificial "dirt" made up of ground up automobile tires. Low maintenance and good drainage were what they were looking for around here!
no your are only allowed 6 players in infield
The skinned (dirt ) portion of the field.
An infield in softball is the dirt part of the field. It is where the pitcher, catcher, 1st baseman, 2nd baseman, 3rd baseman, and shortstop play. The infield in softball is the same as the infield in baseball, except a softball infield is typically all dirt, while a baseball infield is all grass except for the base paths.
baseball is played on a dirt or grass infield with dirt baselines and a solid grass outfield Left Field Phenom
If you are talking about the area bounded by the base lines, its 8,100 square feet (90 x 90). But if you're talking about the area bounded by the outside edge of the dirt, this can vary from field to field.
Mow the grass, rake the dirt, chalk the foul lines and batter's box, and wet down the infield dirt.
Beam Clay,Diamond Pro,Profile...just to name a few.
Sure. But to get the most out of cleats you should probably wear baseball. there will probably be less traction while digging into the dirt on the infield
the infield is made of dirt and the outfield is grass