A non-fan's spring training pilgrimage

By Emanuella Grinberg, CNNUpdated 30th March 2012
Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Carlos Peña poses with fans during spring training at McKechnie Field.
Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Carlos Peña poses with fans during spring training at McKechnie Field.
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Cheese steaks and knishes are available at Bright House Stadium, spring training home of the Philadelphia Phillies.
Cheese steaks and knishes are available at Bright House Stadium, spring training home of the Philadelphia Phillies.
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Fans can park next to McKechnie Field at the Boys and Girls Club of Manatee County in Bradenton, Florida.
Fans can park next to McKechnie Field at the Boys and Girls Club of Manatee County in Bradenton, Florida.
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