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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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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 ...

Why Do Baseball Helmets Cover Only One Ear? (5 Reasons Listed)

Why Do Baseball Helmets Cover Only One Ear? (5 Reasons Listed)

In general, as it is not a full-contact sport, we can say that baseball is safer than other major sports, football or hockey for example. Still, with balls often flying at 100 mph, some protection is necessary. Of course, the ball flying at a lighting speed can do the most damage if it hits the player in the ...

Are Baseball Bats Allowed on Airplanes?

Are Baseball Bats Allowed on Airplanes?

A lot of people prefer an active vacation to just kicking back and relaxing by the pool. Plenty of baseball enthusiasts like to carry their equipment to their travels and get some swings in while there. If you're flying on a trip involving baseball activities and plan to bring your trustful bat with you, make ...

How to Wash a Baseball Jersey – Step By Step Guide

How to Wash a Baseball Jersey – Step By Step Guide

After a game or a practice, baseball players often end up looking like they've been to hell and back. With all the sliding, rolling in the dirt, and running, baseball gear takes some serious punishment. And the jerseys are usually the first to get messy and get dirt, mud, sweat, and sometimes even blood all ...

How Fast Does A Baseball Come Off The Bat?

How Fast Does A Baseball Come Off The Bat?

Being a baseball hitter is one of the toughest jobs in sports. Just making contact with the ball coming at you like a bullet takes a lot of skill, let alone hitting it hard and properly. Doing this in the Majors is even more difficult, as batters often face balls coming at 100 mph. The best pro hitters ...

Fungo Bat vs Regular Bat – What’s The Difference?

Fungo Bat vs Regular Bat – What’s The Difference?

Becoming a good baseball player takes a ton of effort and countless hours of practice. And while we all know how hard it is to master pitching and hitting, learning to play infield and outfield is just as grueling. It can be very tiresome for both coaches and the players. Fortunately, some pieces of equipment ...

8 Best Baseball Bat Display Cases For Your Home

8 Best Baseball Bat Display Cases For Your Home

Do you have a favorite baseball bat you cherish the most? Did a celebrity player sign it, or is it your most used baseball bat? Did you spend a lot of bucks on it, or is it just very appealing? Whatever the reason, your favorite baseball bat deserves the best baseball bat display case that protects it and ...

Why Do Pitchers Use Vaseline? (Answered!)

Why Do Pitchers Use Vaseline? (Answered!)

Cherished for more than a century and a half as America's pastime, baseball is a game beloved by millions. However, it also has an uglier side, often hidden from the regular fans. Cheating has been a part of baseball almost from the beginning. Steroid use is something that grabbed the most headlines, but ...

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. ...

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 ...

7 Best Video Cameras for Baseball Games In 2022

7 Best Video Cameras for Baseball Games In 2022

Sports is one of the most popular genres of videos watched on YouTube. And baseball is one of the most popular sports in America. So it's no surprise that many people are looking for the best video camera for baseball games. The best way to capture a video of a baseball game depends on your personal ...

How Much Does A Baseball Cap Weigh? (Solved!)

How Much Does A Baseball Cap Weigh? (Solved!)

There are not many things that Americans love more than baseball. The influence of the game has long transcended the sport itself. Baseball is ingrained in culture and tradition all over the continent. The impact is, perhaps, most visible through baseball caps. Millions of people wear them, some to ...

6 Differences Between Baseball And ...
6 Differences Between Baseball And Softball
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