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5 reasons we envy MLB players even more right now

We get it. The snow is never going to end. But baseball has begun, so do we have to keep being teased with images of sun and warmth?

Sliding on Long Island and sliding in Florida

On the left, an SUV is overturned on
Photo Credit: James Carbone/ Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

On the left, an SUV is overturned on a Long Island road (don't worry, no one was injured). On the right, Yankees infielder Jonathan Galvez slides into third base.

A bird (seagull) on Long Island and a bird (Blue Jay) in Florida

On the left a seagull walks on snowy
Photo Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara/ AP

On the left a seagull walks on snowy Long Island. On the right, LI native Marcus Stroman pitches for the Toronto Blue Jays during spring training in Florida.

Driving on Long Island and driving in Florida

On the left, cars drive through the snow
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp/ AP

On the left, cars drive through the snow in Mineola. On the right, Alex Rodriguez drives a ball to left field for a single in Florida.

Signs on Long Island and signs in Florida

On the left, a warning sign for traffic.
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp/ Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

On the left, a warning sign for traffic. On the right, a "welcome back" sign for Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez.

Essential hats on Long Island and essential hats in Florida

On the left, two men go sledding while
Photo Credit: AP; Newsday/Alejandra Villa

On the left, two men go sledding while wearing thick beanies. On the right, a Mets spring training cap on the sunny Florida field.

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