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Valley fans, businesses rejoice as spring baseball beckons

An ASU research study shows the 2023 season generated over $7 million for the state's economy.

In this story published Feb. 10, 2024, in the East Valley Tribune:

ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business performs a study each year determining the economic impact all those tourists have on the state's economy. The Cactus League schedule was shortened from 2020 through 2022 because of the pandemic and a work stoppage. That cost the state millions of dollars. ASU says the full 2023 season generated $418.5 million toward the state's gross domestic product. It calculated the 2023 season added $710.2 million in economic activity.

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