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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 the main focus is now on articles related to baseball and softball. 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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9 Best Baseball L Screens In 2022

9 Best Baseball L Screens In 2022

With more attention on player safety these days, the market for baseball protective equipment has developed a lot. Numerous manufacturers from all over the world offer a variety of products with different degrees of quality. So, it's very important to do some research and inform yourself before making a ...

Why Do Baseball Players Wear Arm Sleeves? (4 Main Reasons)

Why Do Baseball Players Wear Arm Sleeves? (4 Main Reasons)

If you've been watching baseball in recent years, you've certainly noticed that more and more players are wearing arm sleeves. A lot of fans think that the reason why do baseball players wear arm sleeves is simply to make a fashion statement and look cool. While that without a doubt plays a part, compressions ...

8 Best Travel Baseball Bats In 2022

8 Best Travel Baseball Bats In 2022

Baseball bats have got to be the most important and impactful investment you make when you join baseball. So if you are starting a baseball journey yourself, or you have a kid leaning towards this sport, let me show you the best travel baseball bats on the market. The kind of bat a player uses has everything ...

Why Is Shortstop 6? (Explained In Detail)

Why Is Shortstop 6? (Explained In Detail)

Recording and keeping track of every baseball play would be very difficult if each of them were described using players' full names and positions. Certainly, the job of scorekeepers would be nearly impossible. So, to make things easier and simplify scorekeeping, each player in the lineup is represented by the ...

Travel Baseball vs Little League – A Detailed Comparison

Travel Baseball vs Little League – A Detailed Comparison

The travel baseball vs Little League debate has been a hot topic in US youth baseball for quite some time now. For years, the Little League has been the stepping stone for kids between the fun youth play and the more serious high-school and collegiate baseball leagues. Today, that role has been mainly ...

Composite Bat Vs Aluminum (Alloy) Bat

Composite Bat Vs Aluminum (Alloy) Bat

When you are looking to pick a good baseball bat that will perform great in a game, there are so many options out there. There are wooden bats, composite bats, aluminum (alloy) bats, and even hybrid bats. Some bats may have a lot of advantages, but at the same time also a number of disadvantages which in turn ...

8 Best Baseball Cleats For Wide Feet In 2022

8 Best Baseball Cleats For Wide Feet In 2022

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 ...

Do Baseball Players Wear Cleats? (Solved!)

Do Baseball Players Wear Cleats? (Solved!)

Just like in any other sport, wearing the right type of shoe on the baseball field is extremely important. It's crucial for your safety and optimal performance. Wearing just any pair of shoes can lead to injuries and hinder your ability to perform at your best. In baseball, proper shoes have particular ...

Are Batting Gloves Necessary? (Solved + Pros And Cons)

Are Batting Gloves Necessary? (Solved + Pros And Cons)

In an effort to produce the best possible performance, baseball players, including batters, are looking for any edge they can find. Batting gloves are among the options that can provide a certain advantage, mainly because of the better grip. However, gloves are a relatively new addition to the game, and ...

Travel Baseball – 10 Pros And 7 Cons

Travel Baseball – 10 Pros And 7 Cons

Since I am a baseball enthusiast, I like to think I'm pretty knowledgeable on the subject! And, in my defense, a lot of my friends and colleagues agree! Many of them usually ask me how travel baseball teams are better or worse than conventional baseball teams and Little League. And so, today, I decided to ...

Can You Use Wood Bats in High School? Find Out The Truth!

Can You Use Wood Bats in High School? Find Out The Truth!

Parents of high school baseball hitters are faced with tons of choices when it comes to purchasing gear for their kids. This is especially true when it comes to the most important piece of equipment - a bat. Besides trying to find the best possible bat that also fits their budget, there is also a matter of ...

What Does FPS Mean In Baseball? (Answered In Detail!)

What Does FPS Mean In Baseball? (Answered In Detail!)

Even though every player on a baseball team contributes to winning games, no position has as much impact as the pitcher. Good pitching is the key to team success. After all, they're the only ones credited with the Win/Loss statistics. The importance of the pitcher also means that this position draws the most ...

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