Here are some tips and tricks for getting the most of your trip to MLB spring training

Going to Major League Baseball spring training in Arizona is like entering an all-baseball amusement park. There’s so much to do. So much to see. So many places you could be going.

And so, going to spring training can also be overwhelming. How do you know you’re doing the right things? The best things? The cool things?

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With that in mind, the Yahoo Sports crew assembled the Arizona spring training video guide you see above, with input from people all over the spring-training spectrum: players, fans, one “fan experience” expert and even the manager who won the most recent World Series.

At spring training you can get autographs galore. (Yahoo Sports)
At spring training you can get autographs galore. (Yahoo Sports)

Among the things you’ll learn in this video:
• Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon’s favorite place to eat. Hint: it’s not Mexican food.
• The bar Bronson Arroyo hangs at. Watch for horses, y’all.
• Some tips for getting the most up-close experiences with players.
• One great non-baseball thing to do.

Enjoy. Make the most of this next time you’re headed for spring training in Arizona. And don’t forget to watch for horses.

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Mike Oz is the editor of Big League Stew on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at or follow him on Twitter!

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