Ballfield Dimensions & Reference Guide

The Ballfield dimensions & reference guide

Beacon’s team of “experts in the field” have been providing the tools, training, and expertise for managing your facility since 1948. Now, we’ve compiled all the essential information you’ll need for accurately laying out your ballfield to the specifications of your ruling league. Build it like a professional.

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Ballfield Dimensions & Reference Guide

The Definitive Resource for Laying Out Your Ballfield

Version 2.3 includes detailed info for laying out a baseball or softball field, space needs of a ballfield, setting base anchors, building warning tracks, setting the pitching rubber, building pitching mounds, as well as all the up-to-date measurements for your ballfield. There’s also a comprehensive section related to infield soils. The Ballfield Dimensions Guide has everything you need to know.

The handy, colorful format of this printed version makes it a snap to see diagrams and measurement tables at the same time (see photos). You can take this critical info right out onto the field and have it all at your fingertips. See the features list for topics you’ll have covered with this field dimensions guide.

Online Field Dimensions

Product Features

  • Space Needs of a Ballfield — New for v2.3!
  • Laying Out Your Ballfield Step-by-Step
  • Setting Base Anchors Step-by-Step
  • Building a Warning Track Step-by-Step
  • Field Dimensions Diagrams & Measurements Tables (baseball & softball)
  • Setting the Pitching Rubber — New for v2.3!
  • Pitching Mounds Diagrams, including Softball Circle — New for v2.3!
  • Batter’s Box & Catcher’s Box — New for v2.3!
  • Field Areas Diagrams (baseball & softball)
  • Calculating Infield Skin Soil Materials


  • How-to instructions for setting up your base anchors
  • Batter’s Box & Catcher’s Box diagrams and instructions
  • The baseball field dimensions diagram and corresponding data table
  • Sample pitching mound and pitching circle diagrams and info

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs



30 full-color pages


Laying out a ballfield, Base anchors & warning tracks, Field dimensions, Pitching rubber & mounds / batter's box, Field areas, Infield soil needs