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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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What does Pine Tar Do on a Baseball Bat? (Solved!)

What does Pine Tar Do on a Baseball Bat? (Solved!)

For centuries, pine tar was best known as a sticky substance used by mariners as a sealant for their wooden ships. Today, however, the first association to this blackish material produced by pinewood carbonization is baseball. Baseball players use it on bats, gloves, balls, and other pieces of equipment. In ...

How To Look Like A Baseball Player? (Answered In Detail)

How To Look Like A Baseball Player? (Answered In Detail)

Growing up, so many kids play baseball in the backyard, pretending to be one of their big-league heroes. They mimic their moves, trying to bat or pitch in a way their role models do. On top of this, kids, and adult baseball fans as well, love to imitate the way baseball players look. And, truly, there's ...

7 Best Wiffle Ball Sets In 2022

7 Best Wiffle Ball Sets In 2022

Wiffle balls and bats have gone a long way from perforated golf balls and plain sticks that were used in the early days of the game. Thanks to the development of technology, modern wiffle ball sets are meticulously designed to provide the best possible performance and are made of high-quality plastic and ...

Cutter Vs. Slider – What’s The Difference?

Cutter Vs. Slider – What’s The Difference?

What is the primary difference between a novice baseball fan and a knowledgeable baseball enthusiast? The former will presume a slider and cutter are the same, whereas a knowledgeable baseball fan will know that that's not true! There's an entire debate on cutter vs. slider, and knowing the difference between ...

Pocket Radar Ball Coach vs Smart Coach – A Comparison

Pocket Radar Ball Coach vs Smart Coach – A Comparison

Improving pitching skills is hardly possible without a continuous and precise insight into throwing performance. Of course, experienced coaches and scouts can get a pretty good feel for how hard someone is throwing just by watching a pitcher during warmups or games. Still, eyes, as we all know, can be very ...

6 Best T Ball Bats In 2022

6 Best T Ball Bats In 2022

T Ball might not be a sport that you are familiar with. However, this game is how most baseball players begin getting interested in the sport. T ball, also known as tee ball, is similar to softball and baseball. But compared to these games, t-ball is simpler and easier to pick up, especially for kids. ...

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 ...

8 Best Catchers Bags – My Top Picks In 2022

8 Best Catchers Bags – My Top Picks In 2022

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. Though we all know our needs when it comes to catcher bags, it is still ...

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 ...

Baseball Manager vs Coach – What’s The Difference?

Baseball Manager vs Coach – What’s The Difference?

When a baseball team wins a game or goes on to bag a trophy, most of the praise goes to players, and deservedly so. After all, they're the ones on the field, making all the crucial plays and working hard every day to be able to perform when needed. Nevertheless, no team is successful unless it functions like ...

Big Barrel Bats vs Small Barrel Bats – A Comparison

Big Barrel Bats vs Small Barrel Bats – A Comparison

No matter the level of baseball, choosing the right bat is essential for any success in the game. Finding the bat that suits the skill level and the style of play is helpful for players of all ages. Both experienced MLB pros and the kids just starting in the game need a proper bat to reach optimal ...

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