Building a Pitching Mound

Here are a few simple steps to building your own pitching mound.

Step 1:

Measure out the proper distance from home plate.

Step 2:

Shovel out a circle of dirt to get an idea for the size of the mound.

Step 3:

Shovel the purchased dirt into wheelbarrows and take it out to the mound.

Step 4:

Tamp the dirt.

Step 5:

Repeat this process until mound is completely tamped and most of the dirt has been used.

Step 6:

Dig out a hole for the rubber and steel stand.

Step 7:

Place the steel stand in the hole.

Step 8:

Fill the hole with cement to keep the steel stand in place.

Step 9:

Place the rubber into the steel stand.



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    Nice. It would be really fun to make your own ball field. Something that not every kid has.