On Feb. 25, I eagerly walked into Champion Stadium in Orlando, Florida, spring training home of the Atlanta Braves. I have been a Braves fan for 40 years.
Florida had record heat the week before, but on this day it was 75 degrees without a cloud in the sky. The smells of ballpark food were heavenly. The sounds of baseballs hitting a bat and landing in a glove were beautiful music to my ears. Watching the infielders practice turning a double play was like watching the finest dancers this world has seen.
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