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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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Why Do Baseball Players Wear Chains? (4 Reasons!)

Why Do Baseball Players Wear Chains? (4 Reasons!)

Unlike their counterparts in NFL, NBA, or NHL, baseball players can often be seen wearing chains around their neck. If you've been closely following MLB over the last couple of years, you've probably noticed that this trend is on the rise. Right now, the majority of baseball players wear some kind of neck ...

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 ...

Why do Baseball Fields have Grass Infields? (3 Reasons)

Why do Baseball Fields have Grass Infields? (3 Reasons)

A big part of our enjoyment in a baseball game is the wonderful sight of lush green grass covering the baseball field. The grass field is a part of baseball tradition, ingrained in our brains and inseparably connected to the picture of a baseball game in our minds. At one point, most of the pro baseball ...

Why Is There No Salary Cap in Baseball? (Answered!)

Why Is There No Salary Cap in Baseball? (Answered!)

The salary cap is the predetermined limit on the amount of money teams can spend on players' salaries in one year. Fans of the major sports in the US are very familiar with the term. Almost every major league in the country implements these payroll restrictions. I say almost because MLB still doesn't have a ...

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 ...

6 Best Baseball Gloves For T-Ball In 2022

6 Best Baseball Gloves For T-Ball In 2022

Did you know that kids learn and enhance their cognitive intelligence and fine motor skills through having fun? And Tee balling is all about fun. This is where young aspiring baseball players get to know if their baseball skills can amount to a professional baseball career. This makes it fundamental that ...

Why Does A Baseball Travel Farther Than A Wiffle Ball?

Why Does A Baseball Travel Farther Than A Wiffle Ball?

The popularity of baseball is enormous and playing it is a blast. However, a proper game of baseball requires a baseball field and specific gear which are not always available, especially to kids just looking to have some fun. Because of this, baseball spawned several variants of the sport, more suitable for ...

8 Best Baseball & Softball Radar Guns In 2022

8 Best Baseball & Softball Radar Guns In 2022

Radar guns are a must-have product if you want to know the speed of your pitch. In fact, this product measures many different types of speeds in sports. But, this device is most ideal for baseball & softball speed measurements. Still, you want to make sure that you are getting the best possible device. ...

6 Best Wheeled Baseball Bags In 2022

6 Best Wheeled Baseball Bags In 2022

You want to have the best and most convenient baseball bag when the new baseball season starts off. Carrying around your equipment in a heavy off-the-shoulder bag can be a major hassle. This is why I recommend getting a baseball bag with wheels. Wheeled baseball bags are way easier to bring onto the field ...

Why Do They Change Baseballs When it Hits the Dirt? (Solved!)

Why Do They Change Baseballs When it Hits the Dirt? (Solved!)

The life-long baseball fans take most of what's going on the field for granted. However, for outsiders or those new to baseball, a lot of rules and events during the game seem unusual, confusing, or just plain weird. One of the things confusing the viewer the most is that the catcher frequently gets rid of ...

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 ...

How Does a Baseball Radar Gun Work and How To Use It?

How Does a Baseball Radar Gun Work and How To Use It?

Ever since they've first appeared at the ballparks in the 70s, radar guns have been an invaluable part of baseball. They're an essential instrument in the toolkit of every coach and provide helpful insight into athletes' performance. Radar guns simplify the process of monitoring players' progress and help ...

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