Chicago Cubs fans watch as their team takes on the Arizona Diamondbacks during a spring training game at Hohokam Park in Mesa in March 2010.
Cactus League economic impact report
Tom Sadler (at podium) president of the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority office (at microphone) speaks about how the economic impact of spring training games and other events at Cactus League facilities have an economic impact of more than $600 million in Arizona, according to results of recent studies completed this year. Sitting left to right are: Greg Linaman, of Arizona Commerce Authority, Mark Stanton of Arizona Office of Tourism and Mark Coronado, president of the Cactus League. (Tribune photo, Mike Sakal)