As spring training is just getting underway, the scars from the epic collapse in September are still fresh for many players and fans. The Atlanta Braves were a near lock for the playoffs as a wild card before completely unraveling in September and losing out on the playoff spot to the St. Louis Cardinals on the final day of the season.
Just when some started to get over the epic collapse, the Cardinals ended up winning the World Series.
The collapse is something that the team will likely learn from, and it's making the players hungry going into the 2012 season. This article discusses 10 lessons that the Braves learned from their September collapse.