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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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Can You Pitch Underhand in Baseball? (Solved!)

Can You Pitch Underhand in Baseball? (Solved!)

The importance of the pitcher's role in baseball can not be overstated. No matter how great your hitting lineup is, you can not win a game without good pitching. Of course, becoming a solid pitcher is not easy. To be able to regularly deceive hitters and keep them on their toes, pitchers have at least a ...

11 Best Baseball Board Games In 2022

11 Best Baseball Board Games In 2022

Thousands of baseball fans enjoy playing board games based on their favorite sport. There are many different board games available, so finding the best one can be challenging. During the off-season and on rainy days, baseball fans, mostly kids and teens, enhance their love of the game by playing baseball ...

Are Batting Gloves Necessary? (Solved + Pros And Cons)

Are Batting Gloves Necessary? (Solved + Pros And Cons)

In an effort to produce the best possible performance, baseball players, including batters, are looking for any edge they can find. Batting gloves are among the options that can provide a certain advantage, mainly because of the better grip. However, gloves are a relatively new addition to the game, and ...

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 ...

Best Grass for Baseball Fields – Top 3 Review

Best Grass for Baseball Fields – Top 3 Review

When you walk into a ballpark, the first thing that catches your eye is lush, green grass spreading across the field, interrupted only by the baseball diamond dirt. The perfect turf is crucial for the game itself as well as our enjoyment as spectators. However, the wonderful sight of the grass-covered field ...

Why Do Baseball Games Start at Odd Times? (6 Reasons)

Why Do Baseball Games Start at Odd Times? (6 Reasons)

Unlike other big TV events, baseball games almost never start at the top of the hour. You'll notice that the first pitch is never at, for example, 6:00 PM. It's always at some weird time, like 6:06, 6:09, or something similar. For those who want everything in their life to be in perfect order, this may be ...

How Many Fouls Can You Get In Baseball? (Solved!)

How Many Fouls Can You Get In Baseball? (Solved!)

Even though it's one of the most popular sports and is often referred to as the American pastime, baseball can sometimes get a bit confusing. The rules of the game are rather intricate and to an outsider, they may seem baffling at times. Even when you feel that you fully understand everything that's going on, ...

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 ...

Sinker vs Splitter – A Detailed Comparison

Sinker vs Splitter – A Detailed Comparison

A pitcher's ability to reach into his bag of tricks and surprise the batter is often the difference between winning and losing. Most pitchers have three basic pitches in their arsenal - fastball, curveball, and changeup. The "Big Three" are the first pitches players learn. However, it's what comes after ...

Baseball Vs. Lacrosse – A Complete Comparison

Baseball Vs. Lacrosse – A Complete Comparison

While many people are only familiar with baseball, the debate on baseball vs. lacrosse has been going on for many years now. And since lacrosse is becoming increasingly popular, their fan base has increased, and the sports rivalry is even more serious than before. If you are not familiar with the fundamental ...

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. ...

8 Best Baseball Cleats For Wide Feet In 2022

8 Best Baseball Cleats For Wide Feet In 2022

Getting good baseball shoes is essential, and choosing the best pair is tricky in general. However, players who have wider feet usually feel that their options are even narrower. Since selecting one or two out of thousands of options can be a daunting task, I have listed 8 of my favorite baseball cleats for wide ...

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