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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.

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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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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What Months Are Baseball Season? (Answered In Detail)

What Months Are Baseball Season? (Answered In Detail)

A very long season is one of the main things that sets baseball apart from other major sports. Each MLB team gets to play 162 games every season, not counting spring training and playoffs. While this may seem like too much, avid baseball fans are certainly happy that they get to enjoy their favorite game for ...

What Happens to Baseball Uniforms After a Game?

What Happens to Baseball Uniforms After a Game?

When watching a baseball game, whether on TV or in person at the stadium, it's hard not to notice how crispy clean players' uniforms look, at least at the start of the game. On the other hand, if you've ever played baseball, you know how easy it is to get dirty. Sliding and diving on the dirt and grass ...

What Does WHIP Mean In Softball & What Is A Good WHIP?

What Does WHIP Mean In Softball & What Is A Good WHIP?

The days of just looking at the raw numbers and relying on the eye test when evaluating a player's performance in softball are long gone. The rise of advanced statistics and sabermetrics in baseball over the last couple of decades also resulted in softball becoming a more stats-oriented game. Today, softball ...

How Many World Series Have the Dodgers Won?

How Many World Series Have the Dodgers Won?

The Dodgers are undoubtedly one of the iconic and definitely most popular teams in the MLB and certainly, hold a special place in the history of the league. As a club that played on both coasts and called nine ballparks their home, the storied franchise has fans across the country and in every corner of the ...

6 Best Composite Softball Bats In 2023

6 Best Composite Softball Bats In 2023

The reality is that softball has become one of the most favorite ball games in the USA over the years. This means that new companies manufacturing softball bats have been on the rise, thus making it hard to pick a bat that will easily complement your skills and strength in the field. So, whether you have been ...

Who Gets A World Series Ring? (Answered In Detail!)

Who Gets A World Series Ring? (Answered In Detail!)

Every kid who's ever thrown a ball or held a bat dreams of winning the World Series ring someday. It's an ultimate prize in the world of baseball and a crowning achievement in the career of any player. Of course, only one team gets to be a champion every year and the competition is extremely fierce. So, ...

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 Do MLB Players Get Paid? (Answered In Detail)

How Do MLB Players Get Paid? (Answered In Detail)

We all know that MLB players do pretty good for themselves even though the popularity of the league is in a slight decline, players still earn more than a decent chunk of cash. Especially the biggest stars who often sign decade-long contracts worth astronomical amounts of money. When we look at all the other ...

9 Similarities and Differences Between Softball and Baseball

9 Similarities and Differences Between Softball and Baseball

Softball is often seen as a baseball's close relative or a younger brother. This comes as no surprise when we know that softball was initially created as an indoor version of baseball. In the late 19th century, baseball players from Chicago inadvertently created softball while looking for a way to stay in ...

Does Height Matter In Baseball? (Solved!)

Does Height Matter In Baseball? (Solved!)

Every year, millions of Americans look forward to watching or playing baseball. The thrill and the anticipation this game has to offer, makes it hard to miss out, especially if you understand the concept behind the game. So, if you are a newbie fan or baseball player, or you are a veteran baseball fan, and you ...

3 Reasons Why Do Baseball Players Wear Hats

3 Reasons Why Do Baseball Players Wear Hats

Baseball hats have been around for almost as long as the game itself. In the begging, baseball hats were a mere reflection of the surrounding society. If you look at any picture from the second half of the 19th century, you'll notice that all men are wearing some sort of hat, and baseball was no different. ...

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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