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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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How To Tell If A Bat Is Rolled Or Shaved? (Answered!)

How To Tell If A Bat Is Rolled Or Shaved? (Answered!)

No matter the league, baseball is always an incredibly competitive sport. Players of all ages put in a tremendous amount of effort and dedication to be able to get on the field and compete at a high level. Even with all that hard work, winners and losers are often determined by the slightest of margins. ...

How Many Acres Are In A Baseball Field? (Solved!)

How Many Acres Are In A Baseball Field? (Solved!)

Baseball, seemingly more than any other major sport, is based on firm rules and regulations. The official baseball rulebook is 250- pages long standardizing every aspect of the game to the tiniest details. However, there's one thing that escapes strict regulations - the size of a baseball field. This is one ...

Is Pine Tar Illegal in Baseball? (Rules For Batters & Pitchers)

Is Pine Tar Illegal in Baseball? (Rules For Batters & Pitchers)

Pine tar is a sticky and tacky blackish material produced by pinewood carbonization in high-temperature conditions However, most of us have likely first heard of pine tar through baseball. For years, players have used it to improve their grip, often against the rules of the game. The use of pine tar has ...

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 ...

Splitter vs Forkball – What’s The Difference? (Solved!)

Splitter vs Forkball – What’s The Difference? (Solved!)

For every developing pitcher, the primary focus is on improving throwing technique and expanding their arsenal of various pitches. As a player matures and becomes more skilled, his throws become more dangerous, and more advanced pitches replace the basic ones. The key to success on the mound is to be able to ...

Do MLB Umpires Pay For Travel? (Answered In Detail!)

Do MLB Umpires Pay For Travel? (Answered In Detail!)

Umpiring in Major League Baseball is a very demanding job, both physically and mentally. Umpires are responsible for making sure that the game is played fairly and within the rules. Their job is highly demanding because they have to deal with a lot of pressure, as they are often the ones who have to make tough ...

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 ...

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 ...

Metal vs. Molded Baseball Cleats (vs. Turf Shoes)

Metal vs. Molded Baseball Cleats (vs. Turf Shoes)

When getting ready for their baseball journey, most people have a hard time deciding what tools and wardrobe essentials they should get. Most of these wardrobe pieces like protection gear and cleats are quite an investment. They are expensive, so people want to make a good decision in the first place instead ...

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 ...

How Long Do Baseball Games Last? (Answered!)

How Long Do Baseball Games Last? (Answered!)

One of the main differences between baseball and other major sports is that there's no time limit in baseball. There's no ticking clock determining when exactly the game has to finish. So, the answer to the question of how long do baseball games last can vary from game to game. The length of the game ...

T Ball Bat vs Baseball Bat – What’s The Difference?

T Ball Bat vs Baseball Bat – What’s The Difference?

We all enjoy watching professional baseball and games where the skill level and athletic ability are off the charts. However, people rarely think about all the practice hours necessary to get to this level. Before getting to the pros, every player has gone through a journey filled with hard work. Most of ...

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