Dodgertown gets Arizona upgrade

Team's past and future collide at Camelback Ranch

Updated: March 2, 2009, 10:22 AM ET
By Eric Neel | ESPN.com

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- There were great ghosts in Dodgertown, the Los Angeles Dodgers' spring training home between 1948 and 2008. You pictured Jackie Robinson running the same bases Rafael Furcal rounded on one of the back practice fields. You imagined Roy Campanella and Pee Wee Reese chewing the fat behind the batting cages where Russell Martin and James Loney later waited to take their cuts.

You could feel the presence of Sandy Koufax, Don Drysdale and big Ralph Branca each time a young ...

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