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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Brian Hurowitz
Major league baseball teams started coming to Florida for spring training almost a century ago, traveling by rail from the often still-frozen North to get in shape and play some exhibition games in the sun.
"You're so close to the field," said Brian Hurowitz, who has taken an annual trip down with his father from Long Island, N.Y., for the past 20 years or so to see their beloved New York Yankees, who also play in Tampa. "You literally feel like you're in the fourth or fifth row of the major league stadium, even if you're in the last row at a minor league ballpark. It's such a different event."