They're one team the snowbirds chase each spring. Thanks to their 2006 World Series championship, you can expect an even bigger crush at the St. Louis Cardinals' training camp this year, but players and manager Tony LaRussa try to stay fan-friendly.
It's not quite as quaint as it once was, but spring training is still a good time to get up close and personal with Major League players. With the opening of camp just a month away, the Cardinals are expecting big turnouts in Jupiter, Florida. It's a good time to grab some autographs...but pray for a win.
StLToday.com has an insider's look at how the Cardinals view the annual rite of spring.