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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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How Long Does A Composite Bat Last? (Solved!)

How Long Does A Composite Bat Last? (Solved!)

There are so many types of baseball bats to choose from, all made of varying materials. Finding a great bat that will last for a very long time can be a challenge. A lot of bats tend not to be very durable, and will break easily. It is for this reason that it's always important to do your research when buying ...

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 ...

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 ...

Why Is There No Salary Cap in Baseball? (Answered!)

Why Is There No Salary Cap in Baseball? (Answered!)

The salary cap is the predetermined limit on the amount of money teams can spend on players' salaries in one year. Fans of the major sports in the US are very familiar with the term. Almost every major league in the country implements these payroll restrictions. I say almost because MLB still doesn't have a ...

Curveball vs Sinker – What’s The Difference?

Curveball vs Sinker – What’s The Difference?

The job of a pro pitcher is one of the hardest and most difficult to master in all of the sports. On a daily basis, they go against the best batters in the world and are tasked with getting them out. And, this is far from easy. To take the batter out, a pitcher needs to have a deep bag of various pitches, ...

8 Best Catchers Bags – My Top Picks In 2021

8 Best Catchers Bags – My Top Picks In 2021

You cannot have the confidence to perform with perfection if your gear is all messy and chaotic. A good catcher bag can hold all your gear in place. The best bag is the one that is easy to carry and keeps all your equipment organized. Though we all know our needs when it comes to catcher bags, it is still ...

Are MLB Contracts Guaranteed? (Everything Explained)

Are MLB Contracts Guaranteed? (Everything Explained)

Whether you are an MLB fan or want to join the organization, certain questions induce curiosity in one's mind. One of these questions is, "Are MLB contracts guaranteed?" The importance of a guaranteed contract is underrated. However, people have different opinions on the subject. Several sports ...

Can Girls Play Baseball? (Solved!)

Can Girls Play Baseball? (Solved!)

In the minds of many, baseball is branded as a sport for men, and softball is reserved for women. While this is often described as plainly as an unjust prejudice, the gender representation in these two sports backs this up. From the youngest age, baseball is mostly played by boys and softball by girls. ...

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 ...

8 Best Baseball & Softball Radar Guns In 2021

8 Best Baseball & Softball Radar Guns In 2021

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 & softball speed measurements. Still, you want to make sure that you are getting the best possible device. ...

How to Get Grass Stains Out Of Baseball Pants (4 Solutions)

How to Get Grass Stains Out Of Baseball Pants (4 Solutions)

If you play the game of baseball the right way, you're bound to get a bit messy. Dirty, grass-stained pants at the bottom of the ninth inning are perfectly normal. However, at the start of the game, you'll probably want to look crispy clean. And removing grass stains is no easy task, as any parent of every ...

8 Reasons Why Do Baseball Players Chew Gum

8 Reasons Why Do Baseball Players Chew Gum

Nowadays, it is not an uncommon thing to see baseball players chewing gum and even spitting it out during a game. This can be spotted both in film and in real life. But have you actually ever wondered why do baseball players chew gum? In the past, many players would have chewed smokeless tobacco during a ...

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6 Differences Between Baseball And Softball
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