Spring training traditions include complaining
This weekend, the first pitchers and catchers report for spring training. While that phrase "pitchers and catchers report" may be magical to baseball fans, spring training isn't always such a special time to players, some of whom will be in camp for seven weeks until the season opens March 31.
Even as far back as 1919, Hall of Fame Giants pitcher Christy Mathewson wrote in The New York Times about spring training: "All big leaguers hate the training trips. Personally, I believe this ...
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