An economic impact study funded by Arizona said Tucson would receive bigger benefits if the spring training facility of the Chicago White Sox were converted into a tournament center for youth baseball leagues.

The team wants to move into a new $100 million baseball complex in Glendale financed by $80.7 million of revenue bonds issued by the Glendale Municipal Property Corp., but has been unable to find a new tenant for the Tucson facility. The new Glendale facility, which will also house the Los Angeles Dodgers, will open in 2009.

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