Our values

Our Values

At Luck Ecosystems, our values are the principles of the way we operate our businesses. From the way we work internally each day, to the relationships we foster with our customers and communities, we are guided by four core values.

Commitment

Takes personal responsibility for the success of self, others, and the organization

  • Model safety, health, and environmental stewardship
  • Do what it takes
  • Pursue excellence
  • Celebrate success

Creativity

Delivers ideas and innovation that add value

  • Be curious
  • Learn new skills
  • Be open to change
  • Explore and experiment

Integrity

Earns the trust and respect of others

  • Be honest
  • Do what you say
  • Hold self and others accountable
  • Give and receive feedback

Leadership

Ignites human potential and performance

  • Value diversity and differences
  • Develop self and others
  • Inspire confidence and optimism
  • Confront issues
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Fueling the power of play with advanced soil products to ease field maintenance and enhance playability

FieldGem Product Family

Our FieldGem product family enables safer, more consistent play and easier maintenance by enhancing non-grass playing surfaces. Developed specifically for the rigors of sports, our performance-driven products offer the ideal level of clay for playability and maintenance ease with the traditional color your players expect.

FieldGem Products

Ball Field Mix

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Ball Field Mix

We stock a variety of infield mixes and forming clay to meet the needs of any ball field applications.

Red Mound Forming Clay
FieldGem Pro Infield
FieldGem Choice Infield
FieldGem ChoicePlus Infield
FieldGem ChoicePlus20 Infield
Custom Blended Ball Field Mix
Key Benefits
  • Dries firm, providing strength for one of the most heavily used areas of a ballfield
  • Rich red color compliments other infield products
  • High clay content
  • All natural
Applications
  • Pitcher's mound construction and maintenance
  • Dirt bike (BMX) track construction and maintenance
  • Recreational path construction and maintenance
Key Benefits
  • Available in rich brown/red color
  • Consistent texture and free of deleterious materials
  • Maximum particle size 3.75 mm
  • Precise blend of natural clay soil materials
  • Calcined clay conditioner available upon request
  • High clay content infield material
  • Silt: clay <1
Applications
  • Ballfield construction materials
  • For new Installation of ballfields and topdressing of existing ballfields
  • For use in situations where grounds manager has moisture control during the playing season. Recommended for experienced grounds manager.
Helpful Hints
  • To dress a skinned infield at a one inch depth generally requires 50 tons of Pro Infield Mix
Key Benefits
  • Precise blend of carefully screened native soil materials
  • Available in rich brown/red color
  • Consistent texture and free of deleterious materials
  • Maximum particle size 3.75 mm
  • Excellent water holding capacity 
  • Silt: clay < 2
  • All natural
Applications
  • Ballfield construction materials
  • For new installation of ballfields and topdressing of existing ballfields
Helpful Hints
  • To dress a skinned infield at a one inch depth generally requires 50 tons of Choice Infield
  • New construction typically requires 3-6" of Choice Infield Mix
Key Benefits
  • Precise blend of carefully screened native soil materials and calcined clay conditioner 
  • Available in rich brown/red color
  • Consistent texture and free of deleterious materials
  • Maximum particle size 3.75 mm
  • 5% by volume calcined clay amendment
  • Excellent water holding capacity
Applications
  • Ballfield construction materials
  • For new Installation of ballfields and topdressing of existing ballfields
  • For use in situations where grounds manager has moisture control during the playing season. Recommended for experienced grounds manager.
Helpful Hints
  • To dress a skinned infield at a one inch depth generally requires 50 tons of ChoicePlus Infield Mix
Key Benefits
  • Precise blend of carefully screened native soil materials and calcined clay conditioner 
  • Available in rich brown/red color
  • Consistent texture and free of deleterious materials
  • Maximum article size 3.75 mm
  • 20% by volume calcined clay amendment
  • Excellent water holding capacity
  • Silt: clay <1
Applications
  • Ballfield construction materials
  • For new installation of ballfields and topdressing of existing ballfields
  • For use in situations where grounds manager has moisture control during the playing season. Recommended for experienced grounds manager.
Helpful Hints
  • To dress a skinned infield at a one inch depth generally requires 50 tons of ChoicePlus20 Infield Mix
Call us at 1-877-904-5825 for questions
Custom Blended Products

With our advanced blending capabilities, deep product knowledge and sourcing expertise we can help engineer and custom blend products to meet your unique job specifications and requirements.

More Information

For more information about custom blended ball field mix, please contact us at 1-877-904-5825.

Call us at 1-877-904-5825 for questions

Warning Track

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Warning Track

We stock warning track media in a variety of colors to meet the aesthetic and technical standards of your field.

Warning Track - Green
Warning Track - Charcoal
Warning Track - Grey Blue
Warning Track - Red
Key Benefits
  • Wide range of angular particles provide more interlock for effective footing
  • Easily compacted
  • Also available in red, grey blue, and charcoal
Applications
  • Warning tracks
Helpful Hints
  • Warning track material should be installed to a minimum depth of 3" over an evenly sloped subgrade between 1% and 1.75%

Width recommendations for warning tracks vary with age, size, and ability of players, but general rules follow:

  1. For areas adjacent to the backstop fence and extensions, ASTM recommends the warning track to be 1/3 of the distance from home plate to the backstop
  2. For other areas, ASTM recommends the warning track be equivalent to 3 full strides of a running player-for youth this could be 8', for professionals this could be 18'
Key Benefits
  • Wide range of angular particles provide more interlock for effective footing
  • Easily compacted
  • Also available in red, grey blue, and green
Applications
  • Warning tracks
Helpful Hints
  • Warning track material should be installed to a minimum depth of 3" over an evenly sloped subgrade between 1% and 1.75%

Width recommendations for warning tracks vary with age, size, and ability of players, but general rules follow:

  1. For areas adjacent to the backstop fence and extensions, ASTM recommends the warning track to be 1/3 of the distance from home plate to the backstop
  2. For other areas, ASTM recommends the warning track be equivalent to 3 full strides of a running player-for youth this could be 8', for professionals this could be 18'
Key Benefits
  • Wide range of angular particles provide more interlock for effective footing
  • Easily compacted
  • Also available in red, green and charcoal
Applications
  • Warning tracks
 
Helpful Hints
  • Warning track material should be installed to a minimum depth of 3" over an evenly sloped subgrade between 1% and 1.75%

Width recommendations for warning tracks vary with age, size, and ability of players, but general rules follow:

  1. For areas adjacent to the backstop fence and extensions, ASTM recommends the warning track to be 1/3 of the distance from home plate to the backstop
  2. For other areas, ASTM recommends the warning track be equivalent to 3 full strides of a running player-for youth this could be 8', for professionals this could be 18'
Key Benefits
  • Wide range of angular particles provide more interlock for effective footing
  • Easily compacted
  • Also available in grey blue, green and charcoal
Applications
  • Warning tracks
Helpful Hints
  • Warning track material should be installed to a minimum depth of 3" over an evenly sloped subgrade between 1% and 1.75%

Width recommendations for warning tracks vary with age, size, and ability of players, but general rules follow:

  1. For areas adjacent to the backstop fence and extensions, ASTM recommends the warning track to be 1/3 of the distance from home plate to the backstop
  2. For other areas, ASTM recommends the warning track be equivalent to 3 full strides of a running player-for youth this could be 8', for professionals this could be 18'
The FieldGem Difference

We know that quality material matters on ball field surfaces for player safety and superior playability. FieldGem delivers a better playing experience while reducing maintenance.

Screening and testing for better, safer play

We combine our advanced capabilities in mechanical blending with our rigorous in-house and third-party testing to ensure a consistent, high-quality product. Our infield products are screened at 3.75mm to increase player safety with a superior playing surface.

Reducing maintenance at all levels

Our performance driven products are designed with the perfect balance of sand, silt and clay to reduce maintenance time at all playing levels—from little league to the pros.

Offering true ball field experience

Our team brings decades of industry experience and expertise in baseball and softball field care and maintenance. We will work with you to leverage our existing product mix or custom blend a solution to meet the exact needs of your field surface.

Sports Facility Upgrade

In 2006, a large Central Virginia county sought to convert a typical municipal ballfield and picnic area into a world-class baseball and softball...

Locations and Distribution

Markets Served

We are based in central Virginia, where Luck Companies was founded more than 95 years ago. We proudly serve customers across Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. with on-hand inventory ready to meet the demand of your next project.

Delivery Service

Right product. Right place. Right time. Customers rely on our extensive hauler relationships and dispatch expertise to ensure on-time and on-spec delivery of products for every project, regardless of size, complexity or location.

Mobile Plants

Our advanced capabilities in mechanical blending are not limited to our fixed-plant locations. We’re able to custom-blend high-quality products on site as part of our commitment to help keep projects on schedule and within budget.