Baseball season is finally back, and over the next two weeks, players will gather from across the country and begin the long journey with dreams of postseason glory.

While Spring Training may seem like a random hodge podge of exhibition games between players who will likely not see the major leagues, it is actually a carefully scripted preparation for the toils of a 162-game season.

As managers attempt to gauge their rosters, assessing young talent while allowing their veterans to adequately warm up, the next few slides will highlight dates every baseball fan should have marked on their calendars.

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