Tale of the Tape
SI.com's Cory McCartney sizes two spring traditions.
 
Spring Training
Spring Break
Locations
Arizona, FloridaCancun, Daytona Beach, Panama City, South Padre Island
Tradition
Field (spring home of the Mets)Behaving badly (Drinking, casual hookups, etc.)
Sign That
Winter is coming to an endRelationships are coming to an end
Contests
Exhibition gamesWet T-shirt, dance
Customary Apparel
UniformsBikinis
Occupational Hazard
Not making the big-league rosterSTDs
Makes You Feel Like
Anything is possibleAnyone is poseable
Relaxed
AtmosphereMorals
Biggest Stars
Derek Jeter (above), David Ortiz, etc.GGW boss Joe Francis
 

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