Relive A-Rod's thrilling first spring training workout

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Alex Rodriguez has returned from his MLB-mandated college football tailgate tour and reported to spring training at the Yankees' facility in Tampa. These are exciting times for the baseball media. 

The day started with reporters waiting for A-Rod to surface.

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Eventually, he arrived, with servants laying palms before his feet in a white car.

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And then the real show began. 

A large crowd assembled to watch the once-great slugger practice his craft.

The writers then held a contest to see who could take the worst picture of A-Rod.

Ah, spring is in the air. 

- Dan Gartland