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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 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 ...

Is Baseball a Real Sport? (Solved!)

Is Baseball a Real Sport? (Solved!)

In almost two centuries since it was first played on the continent, baseball has become an integral part of American history, culture, and way of life. Dubbed the "national pastime" baseball has been a part of growing up for almost everyone born in the US. Its influence and impact have spread beyond the game ...

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 ...

Baseball vs Tennis Ball (Size, Weight, Color, Materials)

Baseball vs Tennis Ball (Size, Weight, Color, Materials)

Not counting softball, you can hardly find a sport that is more similar to baseball than tennis. Although the two sports have very different rules and a different way of counting points, players in baseball and tennis share a lot of comparable motions and techniques. Both sports involve a ball and one player ...

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 ...

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