Meg Kruger, joined by co-host Chris Bell, was thrilled to invite 2024 Pioneers in the Field class member Larry DiVito to our Groundskeeper Chat series. The trio recap the highlights of DiVito's origin story and his long-time career in Major League Baseball. DiVito shares his passion for groundskeepers finding the spotlight and helping this industry grow.

Here's what you'll hear in this week's Groundskeeper Chat:

  • Larry DiVito, 2024 Pioneers in the Field 
  • Why visibility for groundskeepers matters 
  • The need to capitalize on cultural events for promoting our industry 
  • What DiVito is looking forward to in the upcoming year in our industry.

A little bit more about our guest:

Larry DiVito is the Head Groundskeeper for the Minnesota Twins and turned his love for the game of baseball into a career in turf industry. DiVito himself learned on the job, whether it was through a coaching position or working under great mentors, he advocates for others to do the same. DiVito has called Minnesota home for the past several decades, where he lives with his wife and two children. 

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