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When it comes to sports history, no sport has a history quite like baseball. Great players from the early 1900's are still known by all baseball fans today, great moments still talked about and records still be broken. People in the U.S. are most familiar with Major League Baseball, which was founded in 1876, but as the years have past, baseball leagues have continued to emerge around the world. Baseball has long been referred to as "America's Pastime", has become the world's game.

And that is evident, whenever you buy a ticket to see a baseball game. Players from around the world fill the rosters of Major League teams, and will continue to for as long as the game goes on. Baseball has recently capitalized on the growing popularity of the sport around the world with the implementation of the World Baseball Classic, or WBC. Teams representing countries battle it out to see whose country has the best players. Though still in its infancy, the WBC is becoming a popular event among baseball purists.

New York Yankees Tickets Available at TicketClub.com

By Hallie Faulkenberry

New York Yankees Tickets Available at TicketClub.com

Robin Thicke Headlining Los Angeles Dodgers' Opening Weekend

By Debbie Emery, Billboard.com

Summary by Dan Reynolds, Ticketnews:

World Series Schedule 2013: TV Listings and Preview for Fall Classic

By Matt Fitzgerald, Bleacherreport.com

Summary by Paul Long, TicketNews Staff

David Ortiz, Red Sox take dramatic win over Tigers

By Peter Abraham, BostonGlobe.com

Summary By Jessie Sharps, TicketNews

Yankees and StubHub Agree to Settlement

By Patrick Wall, DNAinfo.com

Summary by TicketNews Staff

World Baseball Classic $5 Ticket Deal

NBCmiami.com

On Tuesday, March 12, the United States, Dominican Republic, Italy, and Puerto Rico will represent their countries at Miami's Marlins Park. The winner and runner-up will advance to the championship round on Sunday.

Yankees announce launch of Official Yankees Ticket Exchange for fans

By newyork.yankees.mlb.com

The New York Yankees have partnered with TicketMaster to create a resale network where fans can buy and sell their tickets.

Upcoming Broadway production to tell the Yankees tale

By J. Alan Hayes

Broadway producers from the Kirmser Ponturo Group recently announced plans for a new, still untitled play that will focus on the history of Major League Baseball's most famous team. The New York Yankees and the MLB organization are partnering with producers, and the Kirmser Ponturo Group hope to have the play ready to hit the Great White Way by late next year.

In regards to the upcoming play and the Yankees' collaboration Bloomberg reports that Lonn Trost, the team's Chief Operations Officer, said, "It is a thrill that two iconic American institutions, the Yankees and the Broadway theater, are joining together. Just as generations of fans have been captivated in their seats at Yankee Stadium, theatergoers will be able to experience the same drama and joy. We look forward to opening our archives to the process and sharing our stories."

Chicago Cubs deny season ticket renewals to alleged resellers

By Jean Henegan

In a move being described as a means to ensure fans are the ones purchasing and using their season tickets, the Chicago Cubs have announced that the club will be revoking nearly 1,000 season tickets from about 40 customers following allegations that those individuals were scalping their tickets.

With a waiting list of nearly 115,000, Chicago Cubs season tickets remain some of the most sought after tickets, despite the team's failure to win a World Series since 1908 and the team's dismal finish to the 2012 baseball season, which saw the Cubs possess the second worst record in all of baseball. The Cubs may be known as the "Loveable Losers," but tickets to individual games routinely sell out and are routinely resold on the secondary market.

Tigers and Giants face off in 2012 World Series

By J. Alan Hayes

This year's MLB World Series comes down to the Detroit Tigers and the San Francisco Giants. Aside from making it this far, both teams have had very different playoff runs, and this will mark the first time in baseball history that the two have faced each other in the postseason. The 2012 World Series is scheduled to begin with Game 1 on Wednesday, October 24, at 8:00 p.m.

The Detroit Tigers will take the field Wednesday for the first time in almost a week since sweeping the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series. The Tigers should be well-rested to face the Giants, but fans are probably hoping that they haven't lost their edge. According to Sports Illustrated, this is the fourth World Series matchup in which one of the teams swept their Championship Series and the other played all seven games of theirs. "In every case the team that had far more rest lost Game 1, and lost the World Series in four or five games."



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