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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.

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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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Why Does Little League Use Aluminum Bats? (Solved!)

Why Does Little League Use Aluminum Bats? (Solved!)

Since its inception, the Little League has served as the gateway for millions of kids as they enter the baseball world. Most of the pro players have made their first steps in the Little League. As the first level of baseball player development, in most ways, Little League mimics the pro play. However, the ...

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

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

Even though every player on a baseball team contributes to winning games, no position has as much impact as the pitcher. Good pitching is the key to team success. After all, they're the only ones credited with the Win/Loss statistics. The importance of the pitcher also means that this position draws the most ...

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 ...

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

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

In the baseball lineup, players' positions are marked with a number corresponding to that position and an acronym that designates the player's role. Most of them are related to where players play on the field. For example, LF is the left fielder, 3B is the third baseman, and so on. The only designation that ...

6 Best Softball Elbow Guards In 2022

6 Best Softball Elbow Guards In 2022

Quick question, what is the first thing that comes to your mind when you talk about softball equipment? Definitely not softball elbow guards, I bet! I can't say about the rest of you, but softball players must agree with this statement. And why would people consider softball elbow guards something important ...

Batting Gloves vs Football Gloves – A Detailed Comparison

Batting Gloves vs Football Gloves – A Detailed Comparison

In any sport, ultimate success is only possible with the proper equipment. A player, however, can still produce a decent performance even without some of the gear. Still, the right equipment often provides a necessary edge needed for the talent to come through and helps players be on top of their game. For ...

6 Best Composite Wood Bats In 2022

6 Best Composite Wood Bats In 2022

The proper choice of the bat can significantly impact the player's performance, as well as help the proper development at a younger age. For years, wooden bats were the dominant kind of bat in baseball and even today they're still the most used, alongside aluminum and carbon composite bats. However, another ...

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 ...

Baseball vs Tennis Ball (Size, Weight, Color, Materials)

Baseball vs Tennis Ball (Size, Weight, Color, Materials)

Not counting softball, you can hardly find a sport that is more similar to baseball than tennis. Although the two sports have very different rules and a different way of counting points, players in baseball and tennis share a lot of comparable motions and techniques. Both sports involve a ball and one player ...

Do Baseballs Float? (Explained!)

Do Baseballs Float? (Explained!)

One of the coolest things you can witness while watching live baseball is the so-called splash hit. It's also one of the rarest events to experience at the ballgame. Splash-making home runs are of course only possible at the ballparks that are next to a body of water. The most famous among those are the ...

11 Best Weighted Baseballs For Hitting In 2022

11 Best Weighted Baseballs For Hitting In 2022

Quality training is a huge part of becoming a successful baseball player. And, while the effort is certainly necessary, the proper training tools and equipment also play a big role in improving the skill level of a player. Among those tools, a special place belongs to weighted balls. Initially used by ...

When Do Baseball Games End?

When Do Baseball Games End?

In most cases, true baseball fans cherish every moment of each game and enjoy it no matter how much it lasts. However, sometimes, particularly if it's an unimportant game or a notably dull and slow one, it may seem that the end can't come soon enough. This is especially the case if you have other stuff to ...

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