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Old 03-27-2007, 08:14 PM   #1
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Default Dodgers leaving Dodgertown...

They're moving their spring facilities from Vero Beach (aka Dodgertown) to Glendale, Arizona starting in 2009.

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/spring...ory?id=2802649

What a blow. Vero Beach and the Dodgers is quite a tradition. And so goes another one...
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Old 03-28-2007, 12:07 AM   #2
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Most of their teams are in the West and their players live in the LA area for the most part. I think this is a reasonable business decision. It is hard to move across the country for spring training, when there are areas closer to your fan-base to hold it.
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Old 03-28-2007, 11:35 AM   #3
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Yeah, we had this discussion earlier in the Spring Training thread - I think it is an absolute travesty - I understand the whole "economics and closer to fan base" thing, but it doesn't make it right in my eyes. Tradition, people!!! HELLO!

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Old 03-29-2007, 07:16 PM   #4
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It really makes sense to move to Arizona, but I would like to see them all play in Florida just to be honest. Florida just mean spring baseball to me.
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