Scenes From Spring Training: Baseball Gets Personal

It's that time of year when the beloved game of baseball is at its most personal level with fans.

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Los Angeles Dodgers' A.J. Pollock signs autographs before a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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Fans crowd around for autographs at Dodgers spring training in Arizona.
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu throws during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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A fan waits for the start of a spring training baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Angels, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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Fans watch from an outfield berm at spring training.
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Ace Morales, 9, center, looks up and smiles after Los Angeles Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez took his cap to sign after the boy squeezed between other fans for the autograph before a spring training baseball game Monday, March 4, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Los Angeles Dodgers fan Christian Avila goes "fishing" for a player's autograph with a ball attached to a string as his wife Christine looks on before a spring training baseball game Monday, March 4, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Avila was rewarded in his efforts with an autograph from Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Ace Morales, 9, is embraced by Los Angeles Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez after Hernandez signed the boy's cap after he squeezed between other fans for the autograph before a spring training baseball game Monday, March 4, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Julio Urias warms up in the dugout between innings during a spring training baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Monday, March 4, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Chris Taylor tumbles after getting out of the way of in inside pitch against the San Francisco Giants in second inning of a spring training baseball game Monday, March 4, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Fans take in the spring training action.
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Julio Urias, right, reacts as San Francisco Giants' Cameron Maybin hits a ground ball in the first inning of a spring training baseball game Monday, March 4, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Fans watch the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Angels, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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Chicago Cubs left fielder Kyle Schwarber (12) looks on as fans reach for the home run ball of Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout in the third inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz. The fan in the Cubs shirt at left center wound up the winner on a rebound snag. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Los Angeles Angels players crowd the entrance to the dugout to congratulate Jared Walsh (75) and Tommy La Stella, in batting helmet at left, after scoring against the Chicago Cubs in the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Fans get autographs at a Dodgers spring training game.
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Fans fill most of the seats at Tempe Diablo Stadium, the Los Angeles Angels' spring stadium ballpark, during the team's spring training baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Fans reach for autographs before a spring training baseball game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Chicago Cubs Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Los Angeles Angels pitchers fill-up the bullpen behind right field as they look on during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Fans reach for a foul ball during a spring training baseball game between the Los Angeles Angels and Chicago Cubs Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Los Angeles Angels players stand for the national anthem before a spring training baseball game against the Colorado Rockies Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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