The Cost Of A Turf Baseball Field

By Lisa Hobbie Created: November, 2021 - Modified: November, 2021

A with synthetic grass or turf varies in cost depending on the size of the field, the specific turf product being installed and who does the installation.

The best turf baseball fields will have commercial grade synthetic grass installed, ranging in price from about $2.10 per square foot to about $3.50 per square foot - not installed. Plus, it’s generally a good idea to pad the fences for the safety of your athletes. The cost of wall padding also varies depending upon whether it is covering a chain link fence or a solid wall, and how high the wall is - even whether it is designed for indoor or outdoor stadium use.

Greatmats offers the very best turf and wall padding products that fall within this price range, with the following products being among the most popular:

These turf baseball field options are made of high quality materials and are designed to last. They look fabulous and perform well for years to come, and they each deliver some fabulous features and benefits.

One important aspect to consider when figuring out the cost of a turf baseball field is the specific type and size of field you are working with. Here are some of the different types of fields with their approximately sizes provided and average turf costs based on the $2.10 - $3.50 per square foot average pricing of the 5 highlighted turf products:

Approximate Area of Infield Turf:
  • High School, College, and Pro: 6,800 square feet of infield turf = $14,280 - $23,800

  • Little League: 2,850 square feet of infield turf = $5,985 - $9,975

Estimated Total Turf Area (Outfields Will Vary)

  • College and Pro: 120,000 sq ft average = $252,000 - $420,000

  • High School: 105,000 sq ft average = $220,500 - $367,500

  • Little League (9-12 year olds) and Babe Ruth (5-12 year olds): 40,000 sq ft average = $84,000 - $140,000

  • Babe Ruth (13-15 year olds): 55,000 sq ft average = $115,500 - $192,500

  • Babe Ruth (16-18 year olds): 76,000 sq ft average = $159,600 - $266,000

Artificial Baseball Field Turf

Some of these price ranges are quite broad, and nailing down the exact cost will depend on the specific turf product you choose.

Greatmats Baseball Turf Pro Plus 3mm Foam will cost approximately $3.35 per square foot. It’s an all-around turf product that works well for baseball fields, as well as batting cages, facilities, and more. It is essentially maintenance free, and it provides consistent performance over time and use.

It is only suitable for an indoor turf baseball field, but it truly delivers a realistic look and feel. It is a durable option that is made in the USA with top notch nylon backing.

Play Ball II Artificial Grass Turf Roll will cost approximately $3.50 per square foot. It is a suitable option for an indoor or outdoor field, and it really is the best of the best.

With a short pile height for a true ball roll, this comfortable and realistic turf works well for baseball or softball and accommodates all types of sport shoes. It provides an excellent level of traction, as well.

Bermuda Artificial Grass Turf Roll will cost approximately $3 per square foot for green colored turfs. Colored turf options of this style are also available. It is a fabulous synthetic turf product that reacts naturally and delivers improved durability and safety. It’s easy to clean and maintain, and it can be used on an indoor or outdoor turf baseball field.

This particular product is suitable for baseball, agility sports training, specialty sports, indoor sports, and trade shows. It’s constructed from yarn with polypropylene plastic material that’s available in a pine green or spring green color. It offers cushioned comfort for athletes and sports enthusiasts.

Sof Step 200 Artificial Grass Turf Roll will cost approximately $2.95 per square foot. It’s a durable product with a 20-ounce polyurethane backing that holds yarns in place, while being soft enough to give it a realistic feel and look.

This turf is designed to allow water to pass through it, so it’s suitable for outdoor areas where rainfall is a regular occurrence. It’s a low maintenance product that looks great and performs well.

All Sport Artificial Grass Turf Roll will cost approximately $2.10 per square foot. It is an indoor/outdoor option with a short pile for versatility and comfort.

This baseball turf reacts naturally and delivers improved durability and safety. It provides consistent performance over time and use, and it’s virtually maintenance free. It can be installed on concrete or a compacted aggregate base with equally good results, and it’s perfect for baseball, softball and t-ball.

Baseball Wall Padding

Another product to consider when creating or updating a baseball field is Outdoor Field Wall Padding for Chain Link Fences. A 4x8 foot pad will cost approximately $485 per panel. It is designed to do what its name suggests - provide a panel or panels of padding to offer protection from injury caused from slamming into a chain link fence. Major league baseball fences are 8 feet high, but you'll find that youth baseball fences may be significantly shorter, thus reducing your over cost.

The number of panels you’ll need will greatly depend on the size of your outfield.

For more on this topic please review our Baseball Turfs product page.