Economic Impact

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St. Louis Cashes in on Cardinals’ Success

St. Louis experiences an estimated $5.8 million worth of economic impact per home playoff game.


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Neb. Blizzard Could Have Long-Term Economic Impact

A blizzard that swept through northwest Nebraska last weekend could have long-term economic consequences for the region, which relies heavily on ranching, state officials said.


Painters from Warren Sign Company stop to check their progress as they paint a postseason logo on the field at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on October 1, 2013. The St. Louis Cardinals will face the winner of the Cincinnati Reds-Pittsburgh Pirates game on October 4, 2013 for game one.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Cardinals Postseason Means Big Bucks for Region’s Economy

Ruth Sergenian, director of economic research for the RCGA, found that each postseason game will inject roughly $5.3 million into the local economy, in both direct and secondary spending.


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