MLB

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.

Maybe they can afford to pay A-Rod after all. Major League Baseball’s sales will surpass $6 billion for the first time this year, double the amount from 2000, and putting the sport closer to passing the NFL, according to CNN Money. When it comes to sales, the National Football... Read more
By Stacey Willets TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 10/01/07 – 10/07/07. OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Hannah Montana 1 1 Wicked 2 4 Bruce Springsteen 3 2 Dallas Cowboys 4 6 Lion King 5 n/a Colorado Rockies... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. TicketNews.com The announcement of a major secondary deal between two sports heavyweights, and a disagreement between two others dominated the week ended August 3 in the ticketing industry. Thought financial terms were not announced in the deal between StubHub! and Major League Baseball the arrangement... Read more
In a move that further exerts its dominance in the secondary market, StubHub! today announced it inked a new five-year deal with Major League Baseball to be the exclusive secondary ticket reseller for the league. Financial terms were not disclosed, but StubHub! is paying the league an undisclosed amount... Read more
By Stacey Willets TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 7/23/07 – 7/29/07. OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 3 Dallas Cowboys 3 n/a Boston Red Sox 4 2 New York Yankees 5 5... Read more
By Stacey Willets TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 6/25/07 – 7/01/07. OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Boston Red Sox 2 2 Chicago Cubs 3 8 New York Yankees 4 6 Jersey Boys 5 5... Read more
By Takashi Miutsya Ticketnetwork.com Everybody is waiting to see the historical achievement. As of June 17th, Barry Bonds has 748 home runs, and he only has 8 more to beat the record set by Hank Aaron (July 20, 1976), and the obvious question is, when is it going to... Read more
By Stacey Willets TicketNews.com announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 4/02/07 – 4/08/07. OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Last Week Week Wicked 1 1 Boston Red Sox 2 4 The Police 3 3 New York Yankees 4 7 Jersey Boys 5 8... Read more
By Stacey Willets TicketNews announces its weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 2/26/07-3/04/07. This week’s big winners include Jimmy Buffett, Penn & Teller, and “Grease.” OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week The Police 1 1 Wicked 2 2 Jimmy Buffett 3 n/a Kenny... Read more