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Updated: 04/02/2014 08:00:05AM

Effect of Rays’ spring training felt in region

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Tampa Bay Rays fans congregate for a spring training game at Charlotte Sports Park.

SUN PHOTO BY JOSH SALMAN, jsalman@sun-herald.com

Fans enjoy a spring training game on Thursday afternoon between the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees at the Charlotte Sports Park. More and more visitors are coming to the area to catch baseball games, tourism officials said.

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Tampa Bay Rays fans congregate for a spring training game at Charlotte Sports Park.

By PAUL FALLON

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As the days continue to lengthen, Major League Baseball’s Boys of Summer return to their home parks and area businesses begin looking at the economic effect of yet another spring training season in Charlotte County.

Although she hasn’t seen the official statistics dealing with the number of people traveling into Charlotte County for the Tampa Bay Rays spring training games, Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Julie Mathis believes it helps area businesses.

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