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Spring Training baseball adds boost to Florida’s economy

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Major League Baseball has returned to Florida for the Spring Training Season, a tradition dating back to 1920. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich has more on the spring season that brings in not only the fans, but the money as well.

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Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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