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CLEVELAND ECONOMY FEELS THE BOOST OF FIRST-EVER TRIFECTA

          In '97, Cleveland became the first city to ever host
     the NBA All-Star Weekend, the MLB All-Star Game and the
     World Series in the same year.  The Greater Cleveland
     Convention & Visitors Bureau told THE DAILY that the three
     events, including the Indians' nine postseason home games,
     had a direct impact of $121.3M on the region's economy.  The
     following lists the event, dates and economic impact:
    
     
EVENT
DATES
ECONOMIC
IMPACT
NBA All-Star Weekend
February 7-8
$30.0M
MLB ALL-Star Game
July 8
$38.0M
MLB Divisional Series
October (3 Games)
$13.8M
MLB ALCS
October (3 Games)
$17.8M
MLB World Series
October (3 Games)
$21.7M
TOTAL
: $121.3M
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