With the World Series championship hanging in the balance, there’s one consumer who likely will remember this game for a very long time, no matter who wins.
Starwood Preferred Guest member Daniel Eleff redeemed 1,060,500 Starpoints to throw out the first pitch at Game 7 of the World Series. The redemption amount is equivalent to over a month of free nights in a superior room at the St. Regis New York.
Eleff, founder of the deal blog DansDeals.com , took the mound at Progressive Field in Cleveland, kicking off the final matchup of the 2016 World Series between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs.
The loyalty program, now a part of Marriott International, Inc., said it is the highest-ever bid on its SPG Moments platform.
Eleff describes himself as “a 5th generation Clevelander on both my mother’s and father’s side. I’m a die-hard Cleveland sports fan.” In 2013, thanks to United Airlines miles, he got to steal second base during an Indians game.
The SPG Moments program gives SPG members once-in a-lifetime experiences and VIP access to premiere sporting events, concerts, culinary experiences, and more.
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