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.
The Tampa Bay Ray’s attendance is dwindling year after year – and even $5 tickets couldn’t fill their seats. The team attempted to bring in another wave of fans with a $5 ticket flash sale earlier this month. According to the Tampa Bay Times, 5,000 discounted tickets were made... Read more
White Sox fans who purchased tickets to an event in June were sent another email promoting an event in September, but the email list had not been placed in the BBC field, exposing the private email addresses of 200 ticket buyers. Those who had purchased tickets to the “Sox... Read more
While tickets to the MLB All Star Game aren’t on sale to the general public yet, Cleveland Indians season ticket holders are already hoping to cash in their tickets. According to Fox Cleveland, the Indians were given 21,000 of the 35,000 total ticket allotment for July’s Midsummer Classic, yet... Read more
A 22-12 start to the 2019 season hasn’t shielded the Minnesota Twins from serious attendance woes. The team, which has averaged just 16,843 fans in its 16 home games thus far (23rd out of 30 MLB franchises), is responding with a “flash sale” of $5 seats for select areas... Read more
While Wichita’s baseball team is currently nonexistent – along with its name, colors, mascot, ticket prices, and parking info – season tickets are still up-for-grabs. According to Kanasas.com, an email was sent out to participants who completed the name-the-team survey earlier this year, previewing season ticket perks for the... Read more
Chicago Cubs die-hard fans are feeling left out after they were unable to renew their longtime seats due to the team’s new private Catalina Club – a premium suit on the upper deck. Catalina Club members now sit in section 400 upper-deck seats behind home plate. Members are able... Read more
The Chicago Cubs made history when they won the World Series in 2016 – their first championship title in 108 years. Now, fans can experience the excitement again in a new musical, Miracle, which is set to premiere on stage this May. The play revolves around a typical blue... Read more
Baseball fans in Texas are griping after Thursday’s opening day at Globe Life Park saw major entry delays, causing the stadium to appear empty – despite an announced sellout – until well after the first pitch. EDIT: Apparently the delays stretched far beyond Texas. Deadspin.com has a roundup on... Read more
The New York Mets are trying to appeal to last-minute fans with a Netflix-style subscription deal that allows fans to buy standing-room tickets to regular season home games for $39 a month. The subscription is app-based, and any fans with an iPhone or Android can sign up. After signing... Read more
Third baseman Manny Machado has helped The San Diego Padres garner nearly $3 million in additional revenue since he agreed to a 10-year, $300 million contract last month, ESPN reports. Erik Greupner, the team’s president of business operations, told ESPN that although he could not provide the specifics on... Read more