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.
As everyone knows, when it comes to statistics there’s more than one way to skin a cat. Last week the Associated Press declared that “Over the opening two weeks of the season, Major League Baseball’s average attendance was 30,298 for its first 183 games, a 6.9 percent drop from... Read more
Even though the game is more than two months away, baseball fans are already thinking about this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game in St. Louis, and due to the slow economy, ticket prices will be substantially lower than for last year’s Mid-Summer Classic in New York City. This... Read more
Will baseball fans’ complaints that the cost of going to a major league game these days keep them away from the stadium this year? With the season openers just days away, that’s the $64 question following the release of a new Associated Press poll of 719 professed Major League... Read more
The NCAA Final Four and MLB Spring Training are just two of the events with ticket sales closing during the week ending April 6, as compiled by TicketNews. College basketball fans have just a few days left to grab tickets for the weekend’s NCAA Men’s Final Four festivities, with... Read more
Major League Baseball and all of its franchises have plenty of questions that still need answering going into the upcoming season, one of which is how will the economy effect ticket sales? Early into this off-season those organizations believed the answer was that it would have some effect, so... Read more
After Major League Baseball (MLB) saw its overall attendance number drop for the first time in five years, a majority of its franchises are offering more value on tickets for their fans next seaon, as the league watches the economy struggle. Of the 30 teams that make up MLB,... Read more
After four consecutive seasons of record breaking attendance numbers for Major League Baseball, the 2008 season saw overall attendance drop 1.1 percent, or almost 900,000 fans. MLB teams finished with a total of 78.6 million fans, compared to last year’s total of 79.5 million. Commissioner Bud Selig blamed the... Read more
As October begins, baseball fans from coast to coast are preparing to see the culmination of a long season as the Major League Baseball playoffs begin. With huge demand among fans for tickets to see their teams compete throughout the postseason, the secondary ticket market is thriving with tickets... Read more
Tickets for the upcoming CMA Awards as well as tickets for the upcoming 2008 Major League Baseball Playoffs are on sale throughout the week ending September 20 as compiled by TicketNews. On Friday morning, country fans have a chance to buy tickets to one of country music’s biggest award... Read more
It’s the end of summer and sports tickets are still selling strong. TicketNews’s top events rankings for last week are in, and sports fans propelled baseball and football tickets onto the Top Combined Events chart. The New York Yankees sold the most tickets of any sports franchise and had... Read more