Major League Baseball was established way back in 1876 and has long been referred to as “America’s Past Time”. As of 2008, MLB consists of 30 franchises across the U.S. and Canada. Over the past several years, the game has continued to grow in popularity as attendance numbers increase almost on a yearly basis. Major markets teams like New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox have become billion dollar enterprises, whose ticket have shown to be in high demand. On the secondary ticket market these teams, along with others including the Chicago Cubs, tickets have been most popular.
Currently, the Boston Red Sox carry the highest average ticket price in Major League Baseball, with the Yankees trying to close in. The Yankees are offering tickets that go as high as $2,500 apiece for their new stadium that opens in 2009. With the economy in flux, most teams now have to make adjustments to their ticket prices, many freezing or reducing the overall cost per ticket.
With attendance down by over 6 percent from last year, teams are scrambling to figure out ways to put fans in seats. With that in mind, a lot of eyes are on Oakland, as the Athletics roll out their “A’s Access” membership program, a system designed to replace the... Read more
Long known as one of the primary players in the sporting memorabilia world, Steiner Sports has begun to branch out into a new space – premium events allowing fans opportunities to directly interact with their sporting heroes at its New York headquarters. While the idea of an athlete signing... Read more
As spring approaches, tickets to upcoming football and baseball games took the top spots on yesterday’s best-selling events list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. The game between the Carolina Panthers and the Dallas Cowboys this September took the No. 1 spot on the best-sellers, followed by Los... Read more
Baseball took the No. 1 spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list for a game between the Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays this June, according to sales data from Ticket Club. With baseball in full-swing, many games are underway; some of today’s games include the Cardinals v. Cubs, Red... Read more
On Sunday, June 10, the Oakland Athletics are offering free game tickets to individuals who were affected by the deadly Northern California wildfires in 2017. Last year, the California wildfire season was the most destructive in the state’s history. According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection,... Read more
So far this spring, the New York Yankees have been winning on the field, but it appears that the franchise may have just taken an “L” in the legal world. The Bronx Bombers have come to a settlement ASC Ticket Co., which had sued them for cancelling nearly $500,000... Read more
Four-day passes to this year’s Lollapalooza music festival stole the No. 1 spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list, with U2 and WWE not too far behind, according to sales data from Ticket Club. Lollapalooza 2018 features headlining acts Bruno Mars, The Weeknd, Jack White and Arctic Monkeys. The festival... Read more
To some, the news that the Toronto Blue Jays and other professional sports franchises make substantial profit from the resale of their own tickets didn’t come as much of a surprise. The presence of an attempt at exclusivity with one resale marketplace alone should be a good indicator that... Read more
Lollapalooza single-day passes went on sale yesterday, taking the top three spots on yesterday’s best-sellers list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. This year’s Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago, Illinois features headlining acts Bruno Mars, The Weeknd, Jack White, and Arctic Monkeys. The festival is set to run from... Read more
It’s Opening Day across Major League Baseball, but the 2017 National League pennant-winning Los Angeles Dodgers got a bit of a dark cloud with the fresh start. Several ticket brokers filed a lawsuit on Wednesday in Superior Court in Los Angeles alleging breach of contract and other violations of... Read more