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.
While Wichita’s baseball team is currently nonexistent – along with its name, colors, mascot, ticket prices, and parking info – season tickets are still up-for-grabs. According to Kanasas.com, an email was sent out to participants who completed the name-the-team survey earlier this year, previewing season ticket perks for the... Read more
Chicago Cubs die-hard fans are feeling left out after they were unable to renew their longtime seats due to the team’s new private Catalina Club – a premium suit on the upper deck. Catalina Club members now sit in section 400 upper-deck seats behind home plate. Members are able... Read more
The Chicago Cubs made history when they won the World Series in 2016 – their first championship title in 108 years. Now, fans can experience the excitement again in a new musical, Miracle, which is set to premiere on stage this May. The play revolves around a typical blue... Read more
Baseball fans in Texas are griping after Thursday’s opening day at Globe Life Park saw major entry delays, causing the stadium to appear empty – despite an announced sellout – until well after the first pitch. EDIT: Apparently the delays stretched far beyond Texas. Deadspin.com has a roundup on... Read more
The New York Mets are trying to appeal to last-minute fans with a Netflix-style subscription deal that allows fans to buy standing-room tickets to regular season home games for $39 a month. The subscription is app-based, and any fans with an iPhone or Android can sign up. After signing... Read more
Third baseman Manny Machado has helped The San Diego Padres garner nearly $3 million in additional revenue since he agreed to a 10-year, $300 million contract last month, ESPN reports. Erik Greupner, the team’s president of business operations, told ESPN that although he could not provide the specifics on... Read more
After Bryce Harper announced he would be joining the Philadelphia Phillies this season, ticket sales soared to new heights, breaking a record for the team. The Phillies gave Harper a 13-year contract last week, which is the largest deal in baseball history, rounding out at $330 million. According to John... Read more
The Detroit Tigers have officially switched to using a mobile-only ticketing system for the 2019 season. Baseball fans will no longer be able to enter Comerica Park with paper tickets this year. Instead, they’ll have to show tickets on the Major League Baseball Ballpark app. A video on the... Read more
Sometimes, sports fans have to choose between which game to watch in one day, but two Los Angeles residents decided to take on the ultimate challenge — the five-sport equinox. According to FiveThirtyEight, a four-sport equinox has happened 18 times, but a five-sport equinox in the same city has... Read more
After scoring tickets to Game 2 of the World Series, a Boston Red Sox fan excitedly posted a photo of the tickets to Instagram – setting up the perfect opportunity for a ticket scammer. A 28-year-old after-school instructor from Wellesley, Massachusetts, Robbie Johnson, received tickets to Wednesday’s game at... Read more