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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 to Read a Baseball Scoreboard? (Explained!)

How to Read a Baseball Scoreboard? (Explained!)

The game of baseball hasn't changed much since it was first played. However, the way we follow the match and keep score has significantly evolved over the last century. Baseball scoreboards came a long way from operators updating the score with chalk or hanging numbered sheets of paper. Today, Major League ...

How Many Baseball Players Are On A Team? (And On The Field)

How Many Baseball Players Are On A Team? (And On The Field)

Every kid who's ever played baseball has dreamed of making it big and becoming a pro. Even for older players, a spot on an MLB roster is a main goal and something they aspire to achieve, no matter if they play pro ball in the Minors or are on a college or high school team. However, there are only so many spots ...

How To Clean A Baseball (5 Solutions!)

How To Clean A Baseball (5 Solutions!)

During a baseball game, it is possible for a baseball to acquire a lot of filth and debris, or even get dirty, muddy, or wet. Even when exercising extreme care and caution, it is still very unlikely that your ball will stay clean forever. Over time, you may notice your baseball become looking less and less ...

Is There A Halftime In Baseball? (Answered)

Is There A Halftime In Baseball? (Answered)

If you want to test your patience, intelligence, alertness, and sight acuity, try watching or even playing baseball. It doesn't matter if you are the fan or you are the one playing it in the field; all these qualities mentioned above will surely be put to the test! So, whether you are a newbie baseball fan or ...

9 Best Softball Hitting Nets In 2022

9 Best Softball Hitting Nets In 2022

Before entering into softball completely, a player needs to strengthen his basics, and the best way to polish skills is to practice as much as you can. If you really want to be a top player on your team, you need to take this sport seriously and focus more on hitting. Softball batting nets help you practice ...

Can A Pitcher Fake A Throw To Third Base? (Solved!)

Can A Pitcher Fake A Throw To Third Base? (Solved!)

The duel between the pitcher and the batter is the basis of baseball. It sets off every play and dictates the rhythm of the game. The pitcher's performance against batters is the key to the final outcome of the ballgame. So, the pitchers have to use all the different pitches and moves in their arsenal to ...

7 Best Softball Outfield Gloves In 2022

7 Best Softball Outfield Gloves In 2022

Want an upgrade to your existing softball gloves? If you are a softball outfielder, you must be aware that choosing the right gear is a hectic deal. So, be mindful that you are alone in having a tough time narrowing down the possible choices of softball gloves. Comparatively, beginner-level softball ...

Baseball Manager vs Coach – What’s The Difference?

Baseball Manager vs Coach – What’s The Difference?

When a baseball team wins a game or goes on to bag a trophy, most of the praise goes to players, and deservedly so. After all, they're the ones on the field, making all the crucial plays and working hard every day to be able to perform when needed. Nevertheless, no team is successful unless it functions like ...

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! ...

BBCOR Bat Vs Wood Bat – The Pros And Cons

BBCOR Bat Vs Wood Bat – The Pros And Cons

Just as with every other bat, BBCOR bats and wood bats vary both in features and certain attributes. Wood bats have been around for a much longer time than BBCOR, making the latter relatively new. However, the BBCOR is constantly on the increase, being used mostly by youths in schools and colleges. But ...

How to Wash a Baseball Jersey – Step By Step Guide

How to Wash a Baseball Jersey – Step By Step Guide

After a game or a practice, baseball players often end up looking like they've been to hell and back. With all the sliding, rolling in the dirt, and running, baseball gear takes some serious punishment. And the jerseys are usually the first to get messy and get dirt, mud, sweat, and sometimes even blood all ...

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. ...

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