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.
More than six months after the announcement of deal between StubHub! and Major League Baseball (MLB), new details have emerged revealing that certain customer information received by the secondary ticketing giant will be given to MLB teams. At the recent International Ticketing Association conference in Chicago, representatives from MLB... Read more
Rockies Lose Series But Win Ticket Sales Battle By Stacey Willets Colorado spends a second and final week as king of the mountain. At the close of the World Series the Rockies stand atop the summit of the Top Events rankings, though after being swept in four games by... Read more
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. While it may sting to be a New York Mets fan these days following the team’s epic collapse down the stretch this season, it sure doesn’t hurt to be the Wilpon family, owners of the underachieving franchise. The team, and all of Major League Baseball,... 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