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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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7 Different Types of Baseballs By Age And For Training!

7 Different Types of Baseballs By Age And For Training!

To an average baseball viewer, any ball that the game is played with may seem the same. Truth be told, most of them do feel and look exactly alike. However, those who played baseball, especially at different levels, are familiar with different types of baseballs. Depending on the age group and the level ...

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 ...

How Many Baseballs Are Used In A MLB Game & Season? (Solved!)

How Many Baseballs Are Used In A MLB Game & Season? (Solved!)

Are you an MLB fan? How long have you been following the baseball league? Whether you're new in this fandom or have old connections to it, there are some things all MLB fans are curious about. One of those questions is, "How many baseballs are used in a MLB season?" An interesting question indeed! ...

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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 ...

Lacrosse Cleats vs Baseball Cleats – What Makes Them Different?

Lacrosse Cleats vs Baseball Cleats – What Makes Them Different?

In sports, even the tiniest details can make the difference between winning and losing. For successful athletes, talent and hard work play a huge role in their success, but optimal equipment also helps a lot. Best results are only possible when an athlete feels comfortable on the field and a big part of that ...

Baseball Vs. Lacrosse – A Complete Comparison

Baseball Vs. Lacrosse – A Complete Comparison

While many people are only familiar with baseball, the debate on baseball vs. lacrosse has been going on for many years now. And since lacrosse is becoming increasingly popular, their fan base has increased, and the sports rivalry is even more serious than before. If you are not familiar with the fundamental ...

Why Do Girls Play Softball? Find Out The Truth!

Why Do Girls Play Softball? Find Out The Truth!

In the world of sports, softball and baseball are considered the closest relatives. In fact, softball has developed from baseball and the two sports share a lot of similarities to this day. However, many view baseball as a sport for boys, and softball as a sport for girls. Of course, girls can play and be ...

How Much Does A Baseball Cap Weigh? (Solved!)

How Much Does A Baseball Cap Weigh? (Solved!)

There are not many things that Americans love more than baseball. The influence of the game has long transcended the sport itself. Baseball is ingrained in culture and tradition all over the continent. The impact is, perhaps, most visible through baseball caps. Millions of people wear them, some to ...

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 ...

What does Pine Tar Do on a Baseball Bat? (Solved!)

What does Pine Tar Do on a Baseball Bat? (Solved!)

For centuries, pine tar was best known as a sticky substance used by mariners as a sealant for their wooden ships. Today, however, the first association to this blackish material produced by pinewood carbonization is baseball. Baseball players use it on bats, gloves, balls, and other pieces of equipment. In ...

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 ...

Can You Pitch Underhand in Baseball? (Solved!)

Can You Pitch Underhand in Baseball? (Solved!)

The importance of the pitcher's role in baseball can not be overstated. No matter how great your hitting lineup is, you can not win a game without good pitching. Of course, becoming a solid pitcher is not easy. To be able to regularly deceive hitters and keep them on their toes, pitchers have at least a ...

6 Best T Ball Bats In 2022

6 Best T Ball Bats In 2022

T Ball might not be a sport that you are familiar with. However, this game is how most baseball players begin getting interested in the sport. T ball, also known as tee ball, is similar to softball and baseball. But compared to these games, t-ball is simpler and easier to pick up, especially for kids. ...

Splitter vs Forkball – What’s The Difference? (Solved!)

Splitter vs Forkball – What’s The Difference? (Solved!)

For every developing pitcher, the primary focus is on improving throwing technique and expanding their arsenal of various pitches. As a player matures and becomes more skilled, his throws become more dangerous, and more advanced pitches replace the basic ones. The key to success on the mound is to be able to ...

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