VIDEO: Kansas City Royals head to Arizona for Spring Training, part of baseball tradition

Posted: 5:00 PM, Feb 06, 2017
Updated: 2017-02-06 18:06:03-05

The tradition of spring training dates back to 1869.

The New York Mutuals, an amateur baseball, were one of the first teams to travel to warmer weather for training. 

Today, MLB teams train in Florida or Arizona.

The Royals play in the Cactus League and share a stadium in Surprise, Arizona with the Texas Rangers.

Watch the video above for more.