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.
Baseball is back, and so are fans – particularly in Texas. The Rangers opened their doors this week to a crowd of 38,232, not including numerous tickets gifted to health care workers – making the game sellout. The game is believed to be the highest attendance event since the... Read more
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey lifted restrictions on businesses and events in the state, effectively paving the way for live events to return at the discretion of event operators and venues. The Republican announced the changes Thursday, alongside a new rule prohibiting local authorities from enforcing mask mandates outside of... Read more
Major League Baseball and all 30 of its franchises have filed a lawsuit against their insurance providers, citing billions of dollars in losses due to pandemic-related bans on fans attending games. The lawsuit was filed in October in California Superior Court in Alameda County, California. It was initially reported... Read more
TicketSmarter announced a new partnership with MLB Players, Inc. on Friday. The partnership will allow the ticket resale website to use active MLB players in its promotions and create VIP experiences for its clients. The deal between the Kansas-based TicketSmarter and MLB Players, Inc. will also include a portion... Read more
Dodgers Fans who can’t make the trek to see the National League Championship Series (NLCS) in person can still enjoy a communal experience, as the team is hosting a viewing party in the parking lots outside of Dodger Stadium. The best-of-seven series takes place at neutral Globe Live Stadium... Read more
A consumer lawsuit filed against Major League Baseball and its teams has been largely disposed of by the court, with a California federal judge dismissing charges against the league and two teams based in the state this week. The proposed class action featured fan complaints about no refunds being... Read more
With their team playing its series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Texas, the San Diego Padres are offering fans a tailgate ticketing opportunity to support their team in person alongside other fans. San Diego takes on the Dodgers in the National League Division Series at Arlington Texas’ Globe... Read more
There will be fans in the stands for at least part of the Major League Baseball postseason. MLB announced that a limited number of tickets would be available for fans at Arlington’s Globe Life Field, which is hosting the National League Championship Series and World Series. Commissioner Rob Manfred... Read more
As a most unlikely regular season winds down for Major League Baseball, the league and its fans are looking to the future, where an expanded postseason awaits. And, if Texas officials give their OK, fans will be a part of it, commissioner Rob Manfreid confirmed this week. Houston and... Read more
A lawsuit filed shortly after the coronavirus pandemic brought Major League Baseball’s upcoming season (and all other sports) to a sudden halt fizzled out this week, as a judge dismissed StubHub and Ticketmaster from the lawsuit, with MLB expected to see similar results on its dismissal requests soon. U.S.... Read more