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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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Why do Baseball Players Eat Sunflower Seeds? (3 Reasons)

Why do Baseball Players Eat Sunflower Seeds? (3 Reasons)

When watching baseball, you've probably noticed an unusual habit almost every player shares. Every time you see a close-up of a certain player, he's likely to be chewing or spitting. Baseball players are known for having something in their mouth at almost any given moment before, during, and after the game. ...

Sinker vs Slider – What’s The Difference? (Solved!)

Sinker vs Slider – What’s The Difference? (Solved!)

Every baseball game revolves around the non-stop battle of wit and skill between pitchers and batters. To be successful, pitchers have to constantly find ways to outsmart their opponents. The best pitchers use a wide variety of different pitches to keep the batters guessing what is going to be thrown at them ...

3 Ways On How To Break In Baseball Cleats

3 Ways On How To Break In Baseball Cleats

To be able to give his best and produce an optimal performance on the baseball field, a player has to, first and foremost, feel comfortable. This, among other things, means that the equipment should be in order and properly fitting. Considering the importance of precise footwork in baseball, this is ...

Is Baseball a Real Sport? (Solved!)

Is Baseball a Real Sport? (Solved!)

In almost two centuries since it was first played on the continent, baseball has become an integral part of American history, culture, and way of life. Dubbed the "national pastime" baseball has been a part of growing up for almost everyone born in the US. Its influence and impact have spread beyond the game ...

7 Best Baseball Elbow Guards In 2021

7 Best Baseball Elbow Guards In 2021

Wearing the proper protection accessories while playing baseball is a must! We all know how harsh the game can get and how severe the injuries can be. And so, when it comes to the best baseball elbow guard on the market, I have my share of experiences and research. Indeed, there are hundreds of options in ...

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 ...

Cutter Vs. Slider – What’s The Difference?

Cutter Vs. Slider – What’s The Difference?

What is the primary difference between a novice baseball fan and a knowledgeable baseball enthusiast? The former will presume a slider and cutter are the same, whereas a knowledgeable baseball fan will know that that's not true! There's an entire debate on cutter vs. slider, and knowing the difference between ...

How To Tell If A Bat Is Rolled Or Shaved? (Answered!)

How To Tell If A Bat Is Rolled Or Shaved? (Answered!)

No matter the league, baseball is always an incredibly competitive sport. Players of all ages put in a tremendous amount of effort and dedication to be able to get on the field and compete at a high level. Even with all that hard work, winners and losers are often determined by the slightest of margins. ...

Why are Baseball Bats so Expensive? (Answered!)

Why are Baseball Bats so Expensive? (Answered!)

The key element of winning baseball is a solid performance by your hitters. Without good hitting, your team will likely be lost no matter how good other elements of the game are. And, to be able to provide optimal performance, hitters need to have a good and trustworthy bat that will allow them to take their ...

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 ...

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 ...

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