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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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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 ...

7 Best Baseball Elbow Guards In 2021

7 Best Baseball Elbow Guards In 2021

Wearing the proper protection accessories while playing baseball is a must! We all know how harsh the game can get and how severe the injuries can be. And so, when it comes to the best baseball elbow guard on the market, I have my share of experiences and research. Indeed, there are hundreds of options in ...

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 ...

5 Reasons Why Do MLB Players Use Wooden Bats

5 Reasons Why Do MLB Players Use Wooden Bats

If you are an MLB fan, you have probably wondered at some point, "Why do MLB players use wooden bats?" If you have, you are not the only one. In fact, it is a rather frequently asked question but rarely ever answered. So, today, I'm going to compile all the information I have gathered and make sure I answer ...

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. Since catcher bags are supposed to carry a lot of weight, it is ...

How to Shrink Baseball Pants (Step By Step Guide)

How to Shrink Baseball Pants (Step By Step Guide)

Almost everyone has gone through an experience of having a piece of their clothing shrink during the washing process. It is usually rather frustrating, especially since it can make an expensive clothing item practically unwearable. However, many people shrink their clothes on purpose. This is usually the ...

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 ...

Travel Baseball – 10 Pros And 7 Cons

Travel Baseball – 10 Pros And 7 Cons

Since I am a baseball enthusiast, I like to think I'm pretty knowledgeable on the subject! And, in my defense, a lot of my friends and colleagues agree! Many of them usually ask me how travel baseball teams are better or worse than conventional baseball teams and Little League. And so, today, I decided to ...

Why do Baseball Players Eat Sunflower Seeds? (3 Reasons)

Why do Baseball Players Eat Sunflower Seeds? (3 Reasons)

When watching baseball, you've probably noticed an unusual habit almost every player shares. Every time you see a close-up of a certain player, he's likely to be chewing or spitting. Baseball players are known for having something in their mouth at almost any given moment before, during, and after the game. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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