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 (MLB) announced that the combined leagues drew a record 3,421,055 fans to Spring Training games in Arizona and Florida in 2007. The total narrowly surpassed the previous high attendance record set in 2005. MLB also announced that Grapefruit League games in Florida set a new attendance... Read more
This is the 14th year for TMR’s exclusive Fan Cost Index survey of Major League Baseball, which tracks the average cost of taking a family of four to a game at each of the Major League Baseball franchises. Read more
By Donald Jeremiah Trella Some season ticket holders upset by the Angels’ new resale policy have questioned whether some of the components of the new resale restrictions are illegal. First, there’s the matter of whether there’s anything legally wrong with preventing the resale of tickets for below face value.... Read more
By Donald Jeremiah Trella Are the Los Angeles Angels Gouging Baseball Fans? Part 2: The Angels’ Rebuttal (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Wisdom of Damon Wayans) Upon analyzing the terms of the Angels’ contract with its season ticket holders and figuring out how the... Read more
By Donald Jeremiah Trella The entry for “angel” in the American Heritage Dictionary begins, “a typically benevolent celestial being …”. But if you’re a fan of the Los Angeles Angels (of Anaheim) and you plan on seeing an Angels home game during the upcoming 2007 MLB season, you might... 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