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.
Federal authorities have begun investigating whether a team insider is tied to the sale of some 35,000 Chicago White Sox tickets over a three year span by one individual on StubHub, according to the Chicago Tribune. An overwhelming majority of the tickets sold by Bruce Lee, which generated nearly... Read more
The virtual waiting room strikes again. Fans have been facing difficulties purchasing presale tickets during Ticketmaster’s virtual waiting rooms; fans typically receive a code and wait in a virtual queue, but never make it to checkout. We’ve seen it with Taylor Swift’s Lover Fests presale and Billie Eilish’s presale... Read more
Today’s ALDS game between Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros will include 2,000 more fans than usual. On Friday, the Rays had already sold out the first 33,000 tickets to Monday’s game, the Tampa Bay Times reports, after already re-opening the deck for the postseason to increase capacity from... Read more
For the fifth consecutive year, the Boston Red Sox will increase ticket prices. Team president Sam Kennedy told the Boston Herald that “it’s a goal, not a mandate” to lower the payroll under $208 million while also increasing ticket prices in 2020. He said that ticket the team had... Read more
Major League Baseball just wrapped-up its regular season, but this year, attendance has dropped to the lowest numbers since 2003. According to Sports Business, total attendance this season drew in 68.49 million, which is down 1.7 percent from last year. It is the league’s sixth decline over the last... Read more
An Indians fan drove from Ontario to Cleveland to attend a match over the weekend, but when he tried to enter the game, he found out that his tickets were cancelled due to “broker activity.” The fan, named Bryan, tweeted about his experience on Twitter. He claimed that he... Read more
New York Yankees’ season ticket prices are leaving some fans feeling betrayed. While the top-playing baseball team brings in fans across the country, their at-home fans are feeling the burn of recent price hikes. One 27-year-old season ticket holder, Justin Some, lives in Manhattan. He’s had two nosebleed seats... Read more
In an attempt to boost attendance, the San Francisco Giants plan to reduce season ticket prices next year. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, season ticket holders received an email last week noting that 80 percent of season tickets in 2020 will be offered at a reduced cost. Certain... Read more
With baseball attendance declining, the Oakland Athletics are looking for a way to get younger fans to the stadium. Throughout September, anyone under age 12 can get into the Oakland Coliseum for free. This offer is extended to kids 12-years-old and younger with the purchase of one regularly priced... Read more
The Cleveland Indians are joining a handful of other teams by making the switch to mobile ticketing this year. The team announced the news on Friday, noting that beginning on September 1, fans who enter Progressive Field must use the MLB Ballpark app of StubHub app to scan their... Read more