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.
Major League Baseball’s owners have reportedly set a deadline – if a new collective bargaining agreement with the players is not reached by Monday, it will force the cancellation of games at the beginning of the regular season, currently scheduled for March 31. The league opted to lock players... Read more
A pair of former Chicago White Sox employees were given probation last week in a case where they had stolen tickets from the team and passed them to a ticket broker who sold them on resale marketplaces. The broker had previously been sentenced to a year and a half... Read more
In what is said to be a first among professional baseball leagues, TicketSmarter has signed a deal to serve as the official ticket resale partner of the Pioneer League, a deal which includes naming rights. The Pioneer Baseball League will now be known as The Pioneer Baseball League presented... Read more
Major League Baseball is currently in the midst of its first work stoppage in more than 25 years, following the expiration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the league’s teams and the Major League Baseball Players Association at midnight last Wednesday. Until a deal is reached, no teams can... Read more
The New York Mets are expanding their use of facial recognition technology for those entering their ballpark in 2022. After piloting the Wicket “facial authentication” platform on a limited basis, the team is expanding its use to all entry gates at Citi Field for the coming season. The announcement... Read more
Green Day and The Lumineers have signed on to be the headlining performers at the first Florida edition of Innings Festival. A baseball-themed festival, Innings has been run for several years in Arizona, but 2022 will be the first time the event is run in the other Major League... Read more
The last time the city of Atlanta hosted a World Series game, Ian Anderson was 18 months old. Tonight, he will be their starting pitcher. That long wait for Braves fans is showing up in a major way, and ticket prices are going for a ride on account of... Read more
An Illinois jury returned a guilty verdict against a Bruce Lee, owner of a Chicago-based ticket brokerage who was accused of selling hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of tickets to Chicago White Sox games that he had been illegally provided by team insiders. Lee’s alleged co-conspirators – James... Read more
Foo Fighters and Tame Impala have been announced as the headlining acts for the fourth annual Innings Festival, set for Tempe, Arizona on February 26 and 27, 2022. The festival, which corresponds with the start of Major League Baseball’s spring training in the state, will also feature a number... Read more
Dr. Anthony Fauci sounded the alarm over images of packed stadiums seen in recent days with the return of college football, as many of those stadiums had no requirements for vaccination or mask-wearing for those making their way inside. The Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious... Read more