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Dodgers are gone, but Florida's Grapefruit League rolls on
Dodgers are gone, but Florida's Grapefruit League rolls on

VIERA, Fla. — If the notion of keeping your friends close and your enemies closer appeals, Florida's spring training scene may be just the ticket. It's a chance to see whom the Dodgers might play in the regular season or — dare I say it? — in a playoff series. That and not having to moisturize every 10 minutes pretty much make Florida's Grapefruit League my preferred spring training destination. Not that I'm an expert on spring training or Florida or especially the playoffs, the latter having been an impossibility if you grew up, as I did, as a Washington Senators fan in the '60s. A March 2013 visit to family not far from Vero Beach, the late, lamented spring home of the Dodgers, put...

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