For those who came of age in the early 2000s, the Kansas City Royals were a bit of a punch line. But that’s no longer the case.
KC has taken the MLB marketplace by storm this season, with at least one game in the Market Heat Report every day this month. Today, their home game against the St. Louis Cardinals last night came in at the No. 2 spot. The real impressive stat, however, is that last week’s series between Kansas City and the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium- just three games out of a total 98 played that week- accounted for over 21% of all MLB sales on TicketNetwork. Kansas City is currently second place in the American League Central, four games behind first place Cleveland. The 2015 World Series champions have clearly sparked a renaissance of fan interest, making Kauffman Stadium one of the top destinations in the league, with sales figures on the secondary market that reflect this fact.
Not so surprising is that the Mayweather Jr. vs. McGregor fight held on to the No. 1 spot today, and that the Dallas Cowboys made four appearances, with two home games versus Green Bay Packers and New York Jets and two away at Atlanta and Denver.
We can also expect pop sensation Lady Gaga to continue to see spots on the Top 20 as she embarks on her highly anticipated Joanne World Tour, which started August 1 in Canada and will see one full round of U.S. dates before heading over to South America, Europe, and back to the U.S. for another stretch that will wrap up in California in December. Tonight’s show in Inglewood and Friday’s in Vegas took Nos. 12 and 14 today.
Last night’s Guns N’ Roses concert took No. 4, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in September is No. 5, and two Hello, Dolly! performances made the cut at Nos. 11 & 20.
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TicketNetwork Top 20 – Wednesday, August 9, 2017
- Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor (Saturday, August 26, 2017 | T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV)
- Kansas City Royals vs. St. Louis Cardinals (Last night | Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, MO)
- Atlanta Falcons vs. Dallas Cowboys (Sunday, November 12, 2017 | Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA)
- Guns N’ Roses (Last night | Marlins Ballpark in Miami, FL)
- Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers & Lucinda Williams (Thursday, September 21, 2017 | Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA)
- Florida Georgia Line, Nelly & Chris Lane (Friday, August 11, 2017 | Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH)
- Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers (Sunday, October 08, 2017 | AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX)
- Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott & D.R.A.M. (Last night| Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA)
- Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees (Tonight | Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON)
- US Open Tennis Championship: Session 24 – Men’s Final/Women’s Doubles Final (Sunday, September 10, 2017 | Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, NY)
- Hello, Dolly! (Thursday, September 14, 2017 | Shubert Theatre in New York, NY)
- Lady Gaga (Tonight | The Forum in Inglewood, CA)
- Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants (Sunday, September 10, 2017| AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX)
- Lady Gaga (Friday, August 11, 2017 | T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV)
- New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox (Saturday, August 12, 2017 | Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY)
- Pink (Saturday, September 09, 2017 | Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, IL)
- Denver Broncos vs. Dallas Cowboys (Sunday, September 17, 2017 | Sports Authority Field At Mile High in Denver, CO)
- New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox (Friday, August 11, 2017 | Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY)
- Coldplay (Saturday, August 12, 2017 | US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN)
- Hello, Dolly! (Saturday, August 19, 2017 | Shubert Theatre in New York, NY)
Last Updated on August 9, 2017 by Sean Burns