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  1. Bossard conquers 23-year flood

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- It wasn't the 100-year flood that fell from the sky over U.S. Cellular Field on Monday night, but it was unprecedented nonetheless. Chicago White Sox head groundskeeper said 2 3/4 inches of rain fell overnight, according to a rain-colle...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  2. MLB - The game's bases are a hazard to player health

    Steve Wulf

    The game's bases are hard, immovable objects. No wonder so many of the irresistible forces that are baserunners end up injured when they reach them. It's time to fix first, second and third.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2014
  3. Before opening day, ballparks rush to thaw frozen fields

    In all his years as a groundskeeper for the Chicago White Sox, Roger Bossard has never faced anything quite like this.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2014
  4. 'Sodfather' has work cut out for him at Cell

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Affectionately known as "The Sodfather," Chicago White Sox head groundkeeper Roger Bossard will be put to the test over the next two weeks. Bossard said Monday that backs are against the wall with Opening Day at U.S. Cellular Field set ...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  5. Snowy Cell looks great to groundskeeper

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- While most Chicago-area residents have been cursing all of the snow this winter, one guy says all the frozen precipitation has played right into his hands. Chicago White Sox head groundskeeper and field guru Roger Bossard says t...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  6. Cold case: Bossard braces for Opening Day

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- After 47 years on the job, the redesign of over a dozen fields around Major League Baseball and the haunting memories of Disco Demolition Night, it is actually the current two-week stretch that is giving Chicago White Sox head groundskeepe...

    Blog | March 22, 2013