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Little Ballparks was a directory for baseball parks of the minor leagues hosted by Paul Crumrish.

The site has changed and my main focus is now on articles related to baseball. I hope that you will find all the information you are looking for here.

And, more importantly, that you enjoy exploring my website and perusing my extensive collection of baseball articles, how-to guides and more!

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8 Best Baseball Cleats For Wide Feet In 2021

8 Best Baseball Cleats For Wide Feet In 2021

Getting good baseball shoes is essential, and choosing the best pair is tricky in general. However, players who have wider feet usually feel that their options are even narrower. Since selecting one or two out of thousands of options can be a daunting task, I have listed 8 of my favorite baseball cleats for wide ...

Why Do Baseball Games Start at Odd Times? (6 Reasons)

Why Do Baseball Games Start at Odd Times? (6 Reasons)

Unlike other big TV events, baseball games almost never start at the top of the hour. You'll notice that the first pitch is never at, for example, 6:00 PM. It's always at some weird time, like 6:06, 6:09, or something similar. For those who want everything in their life to be in perfect order, this may be ...

6 Best Wheeled Baseball Bags In 2021

6 Best Wheeled Baseball Bags In 2021

You want to have the best and most convenient baseball bag when the new baseball season starts off. Carrying around your equipment in a heavy off-the-shoulder bag can be a major hassle. This is why I recommend getting a baseball bag with wheels. Wheeled baseball bags are way easier to bring onto the field ...

Big Barrel Bats vs Small Barrel Bats – A Comparison

Big Barrel Bats vs Small Barrel Bats – A Comparison

No matter the level of baseball, choosing the right bat is essential for any success in the game. Finding the bat that suits the skill level and the style of play is helpful for players of all ages. Both experienced MLB pros and the kids just starting in the game need a proper bat to reach optimal ...

Why Do Baseball Helmets Cover Only One Ear? (5 Reasons Listed)

Why Do Baseball Helmets Cover Only One Ear? (5 Reasons Listed)

In general, as it is not a full-contact sport, we can say that baseball is safer than other major sports, football or hockey for example. Still, with balls often flying at 100 mph, some protection is necessary. Of course, the ball flying at a lighting speed can do the most damage if it hits the player in the ...

How to Clean Catchers Gear (4 Ways!)

How to Clean Catchers Gear (4 Ways!)

Compared to other players on the baseball field, the catcher position requires considerably more equipment. Besides the standard uniform, the catcher's gear also features helmets with face masks, chest protectors, shin guards, and mitts. Cleaning and caring for this gear is an essential part of preparations ...

Why Do Pitchers Use Vaseline? (Answered!)

Why Do Pitchers Use Vaseline? (Answered!)

Cherished for more than a century and a half as America's pastime, baseball is a game beloved by millions. However, it also has an uglier side, often hidden from the regular fans. Cheating has been a part of baseball almost from the beginning. Steroid use is something that grabbed the most headlines, but ...

3 Reasons Why Do Baseball Players Wear Hats

3 Reasons Why Do Baseball Players Wear Hats

Baseball hats have been around for almost as long as the game itself. In the begging, baseball hats were a mere reflection of the surrounding society. If you look at any picture from the second half of the 19th century, you'll notice that all men are wearing some sort of hat, and baseball was no different. ...

11 Best Baseball Gloves For 9 To 10 Year Old In 2021

11 Best Baseball Gloves For 9 To 10 Year Old In 2021

Baseball gloves play an essential role in learning how to perform well while playing the game. Good baseball gloves help players feel good about themselves, but that's not all they do. They also improve their overall performance and make them feel comfortable and safe so that they can give their best while ...

8 Best Baseball Radar Guns In 2021

8 Best Baseball Radar Guns In 2021

Baseball radar guns are a must-have product if you want to know the speed of your pitch. In fact, this product measures many different types of speeds in sports. But, this device is most ideal for baseball and baseball speed measurements. Still, you want to make sure that you are getting the best possible ...

8 Reasons Why Do Baseball Players Chew Gum

8 Reasons Why Do Baseball Players Chew Gum

Nowadays, it is not an uncommon thing to see baseball players chewing gum and even spitting it out during a game. This can be spotted both in film and in real life. But have you actually ever wondered why do baseball players chew gum? In the past, many players would have chewed smokeless tobacco during a ...

How Does a Baseball Radar Gun Work and How To Use It?

How Does a Baseball Radar Gun Work and How To Use It?

Ever since they've first appeared at the ballparks in the 70s, radar guns have been an invaluable part of baseball. They're an essential instrument in the toolkit of every coach and provide helpful insight into athletes' performance. Radar guns simplify the process of monitoring players' progress and help ...

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