spring training

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Noun1.spring training - preseason training during the spring
preseason - a period prior to the beginning of the regular season which is devoted to training and preparation
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2) MLB teams play spring training games here: Baltimore Orioles in Sarasota and Pittsburgh Pirates in Bradenton
Back in the day, the major requirement for a baseball club's spring training locale was simple: It needed to be warm.
Spring training lasts about six weeks and even the Moneyball math whizzes have yet to come up with any numbers that shed light on why everything can't be done in, say, a month or so.
The first 2011 Spring Training exhibition will be held on Thursday, February 24th in Clearwater, Florida, where the Philadelphia Phillies will host Florida State University, while the first Cactus League game will be in Scottsdale, Arizona on Friday, February 25th, when the 2010 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants will face the Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball announced.
With this book, the history of spring training has been chronicled and the highlights and lowlights exposed.
Navarro and Wallen, both 30, went to spring training together in 2009 and were determined to do it again, no matter the obstacles.
Between 1871 and 1953, more than 20 major-league baseball franchises from 14 cities held their spring training in the state (see table 1).
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Florida Spring Training Your Guide to Touring the Grapefruit League
Basically it all happened so last minute, and moments before spring training that the goal was to get him settled temporarily so that he could focus on baseball," Adam said.
When the 2003 Boston Red Sox reported to Fort Myers, Florida, for spring training, state-of-the-art facilities, a battery of instructors, and a full staff of physical-training specialists awaited them.