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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 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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

6 Best Baseball Bats For Beginners In 2022

6 Best Baseball Bats For Beginners In 2022

The great thing about baseball is that you don't need much more than a bat and a glove to start playing it. It's certainly one of the main reasons why baseball is still so popular among kids, even though the overall popularity of the sport seems to be waning in recent years. Nevertheless, millions of kids ...

Travel Baseball vs Little League – A Detailed Comparison

Travel Baseball vs Little League – A Detailed Comparison

The travel baseball vs Little League debate has been a hot topic in US youth baseball for quite some time now. For years, the Little League has been the stepping stone for kids between the fun youth play and the more serious high-school and collegiate baseball leagues. Today, that role has been mainly ...

Why Do Baseball Games Start at Odd Times? (6 Reasons)

Why Do Baseball Games Start at Odd Times? (6 Reasons)

Unlike other big TV events, baseball games almost never start at the top of the hour. You'll notice that the first pitch is never at, for example, 6:00 PM. It's always at some weird time, like 6:06, 6:09, or something similar. For those who want everything in their life to be in perfect order, this may be ...

8 Best Travel Baseball Bats In 2022

8 Best Travel Baseball Bats In 2022

Baseball bats have got to be the most important and impactful investment you make when you join baseball. So if you are starting a baseball journey yourself, or you have a kid leaning towards this sport, let me show you the best travel baseball bats on the market. The kind of bat a player uses has everything ...

What Is WAR In Baseball? (Answered In Detail)

What Is WAR In Baseball? (Answered In Detail)

It seems that numbers play a bigger role in baseball than any other major sport. With each team playing 162 regular-season games every year, there's plenty of data available for statisticians to interpret the game in many ways and derive all sorts of player evaluations and comparisons. Statistics are often ...

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 ...

How Long Does a Cubs Game Last? (Answered In Detail)

How Long Does a Cubs Game Last? (Answered In Detail)

For outsiders, baseball games sometimes seem to drag on forever. However, for true enthusiasts, that's exactly the beauty of the game. The baseball format provides plenty of room for the subtle mind-games between rivaling managers and allows for the gradual buildup of tension which is one of the main draws of ...

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 ...

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