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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.

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USA vs USSSA Bats – What Are The Differences?

USA vs USSSA Bats – What Are The Differences?

If you're just getting into baseball or taking part in youth leagues, you may easily get confused with all the requirements imposed on these levels of competition. Baseball in the US is governed by several different bodies. Each of responsible for certain organized leagues. Their focus is mainly on creating ...

Do MLB Players Buy Their Own Bats? (Solved)

Do MLB Players Buy Their Own Bats? (Solved)

If you are a huge major league baseball fan you probably have some questions about your favorite players. In particular, you might be wondering how your favorite baseball players get their bats. This can seem like a simple question, but there is actually a lot going on behind the scenes. Especially when it ...

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, ...

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 ...

6 Best Wheeled Baseball Bags In 2022

6 Best Wheeled Baseball Bags In 2022

You want to have the best and most convenient baseball bag when the new baseball season starts off. Carrying around your equipment in a heavy off-the-shoulder bag can be a major hassle. This is why I recommend getting a baseball bag with wheels. Wheeled baseball bags are way easier to bring onto the field ...

Best Grass for Baseball Fields – Top 3 Review

Best Grass for Baseball Fields – Top 3 Review

When you walk into a ballpark, the first thing that catches your eye is lush, green grass spreading across the field, interrupted only by the baseball diamond dirt. The perfect turf is crucial for the game itself as well as our enjoyment as spectators. However, the wonderful sight of the grass-covered field ...

What Does RA, RD, And RS Mean In Baseball? (Solved!)

What Does RA, RD, And RS Mean In Baseball? (Solved!)

Die-hard baseball fans and numbers enthusiasts certainly enjoy having numerous ways to evaluate players. Stats and numbers definitely add another dimension to watching baseball. However, it can be a bit overwhelming for a casual fan. Especially since plenty of abbreviations representing different statistical ...

7 Best Shoulder Braces For Baseball In 2022

7 Best Shoulder Braces For Baseball In 2022

Sports are a significant part of many people's lives. For some, it is simply a hobby while others take it more seriously and even make a career out of it. No matter how you approach sports, one thing is for certain injuries happen, and one of the most common injuries in baseball is a shoulder injury. The ...

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 ...

Can you Hit a Baseball or Softball Further?

Can you Hit a Baseball or Softball Further?

Baseball and softball are often considered close relatives in the world of sports. They do share a lot of similarities and softball was initially developed as an indoor version of baseball. However, there are enough differences that show that baseball and softball, without a doubt, are two different sports. ...

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

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

Looking at a baseball game report, you'll notice that it's filled with acronyms. They can refer to games stats, both team and individuals, as well as players' roles and positions on the field. Some acronyms, such as DH or 1B, are well known even to those who don't follow the game that much. However, ...

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