My wife and I spent March 2016 in Phoenix watching baseball. It might have been the best month of my life. We’d been to spring training before—my first trip came in 1993, when I got to witness the beginning of Tim Salmon’s career and the end of Robin Yount’s up close and personal—but never for
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Every now and then, I hear a friend or media member opine that Spring Training is the best time of the baseball season. While I don’t share that sentiment, I understand the affection for the boundless optimism that comes with a 0-0 (undefeated!) record. Spring Training has no disappointing midseason results from preseason favorites, no