As warmer temperatures inch their way up in the Valley, thousands will gather to watch the pre-season quarrels of great American pastime. The carefree days of spring training hit Arizona's stage again, bringing in 15 major-league teams from around the nation.
Limited to two destinations nationwide, Arizona (Cactus League) and Florida (Grapefruit League) are the the reigning baseball preseason havens. Aside from the idyllic temperatures and pristine lawn conditions, Jackalope Ranch envies more than just the players' athletic abilities.
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