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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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6 Best Baseball Gloves For T-Ball In 2022

6 Best Baseball Gloves For T-Ball In 2022

Did you know that kids learn and enhance their cognitive intelligence and fine motor skills through having fun? And Tee balling is all about fun. This is where young aspiring baseball players get to know if their baseball skills can amount to a professional baseball career. This makes it fundamental that ...

Why do Baseball Fields have Grass Infields? (3 Reasons)

Why do Baseball Fields have Grass Infields? (3 Reasons)

A big part of our enjoyment in a baseball game is the wonderful sight of lush green grass covering the baseball field. The grass field is a part of baseball tradition, ingrained in our brains and inseparably connected to the picture of a baseball game in our minds. At one point, most of the pro baseball ...

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 ...

Baseball Positions In Order Of Importance (Ranking + Reasons)

Baseball Positions In Order Of Importance (Ranking + Reasons)

If you're new to baseball, understanding all positions on the field and their roles can be a bit overwhelming. Even the more experienced baseball fans, and experts as well, often struggle to decide which position is the most important. The question of which player contributes the most to winning ball games ...

6 Best Baseball Cleats For Flat Feet In 2022

6 Best Baseball Cleats For Flat Feet In 2022

Flat feet are not uncommon. And thankfully, in the age and era we live in, there are many solutions to this anatomical problem which many people have. What used to cause pain and discomfort for people in their everyday lives has better, convenient solutions now. As a result, people can do almost everything ...

Sinker vs Splitter – A Detailed Comparison

Sinker vs Splitter – A Detailed Comparison

A pitcher's ability to reach into his bag of tricks and surprise the batter is often the difference between winning and losing. Most pitchers have three basic pitches in their arsenal - fastball, curveball, and changeup. The "Big Three" are the first pitches players learn. However, it's what comes after ...

Why Is Baseball Not Played In The Rain? (Answered!)

Why Is Baseball Not Played In The Rain? (Answered!)

For the most part, baseball games are played from spring all the way through to autumn, when the weather is at its nicest. If you live in a country with a warm climate and a lot of sun, rain may not be a frequent problem. On the other hand, you may live somewhere where rain is quite a common occurrence. You ...

10 Best BBCOR Bats For Power Hitters In 2022

10 Best BBCOR Bats For Power Hitters In 2022

Since 19th June 1846, when the first baseball game was played in the USA, thousands of baseball players and millions of baseball fans have religiously congregated in baseball fields to experience this game's thrilling effect. Millions of baseball bats are sold in the USA annually. This not only shows how ...

Why And How To Tape A Fungo Bat (Explained!)

Why And How To Tape A Fungo Bat (Explained!)

Conducting a good baseball or softball practice is not easy. Coaches have to repeatedly put players in as many real in-game situations as possible. However, due to their often random nature, real game scenarios are rather difficult to duplicate. This is where special training equipment, such as fungo bats, ...

What Are Box Seats At A Baseball Game? (Solved!)

What Are Box Seats At A Baseball Game? (Solved!)

Baseball is commonly called the favorite American pastime and there's a good reason for it. The sport can provide emotion and fun rarely found anywhere else. Of course, being at a baseball game in person only makes it more enjoyable and turns the excitement up to eleven. Hardly anything in sports can ...

Why Do Baseball Players Wear White Pants? (3 Reasons)

Why Do Baseball Players Wear White Pants? (3 Reasons)

Baseball uniforms have gone a long way since the inception of the game. The improvised woolen uniforms and the straw hats from the early days have turned, over time, into state-of-the-art polyester outfits. However, one thing has stayed mostly the same for more than a hundred years. The home team wears ...

What Does No Pepper Mean In Baseball? (Answered!)

What Does No Pepper Mean In Baseball? (Answered!)

Someone watching baseball for the first time will be faced with a whole distinct terminology. Many expressions are unique to baseball and not used in any other sport. Some terms are very understandable and easy to connect to whatever they refer to, even for someone with no previous baseball experience. ...

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