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MLB Vaccinate at the Plate Offers Tickets, Incentives to Fans in June
Major League Baseball announced that its 30 clubs would be offering incentives to unvaccinated fans as part of a June program called “MLB Vaccinate At The Plate.” Details for many teams have already been released, but others are pending as the month enters its second week. The drive is... Read more
Texas Rangers Open Season With Near Full-Capacity Crowd of 38,282
Baseball is back, and so are fans – particularly in Texas. The Rangers opened their doors this week to a crowd of 38,232, not including numerous tickets gifted to health care workers – making the game sellout. The game is believed to be the highest attendance event since the... Read more
MLB Franchises Suing Insurers Over Lost Ticketing Revenue
Major League Baseball and all 30 of its franchises have filed a lawsuit against their insurance providers, citing billions of dollars in losses due to pandemic-related bans on fans attending games. The lawsuit was filed in October in California Superior Court in Alameda County, California. It was initially reported... Read more
Ticketsmarter, MLB Players, Inc. Announce Partnership
TicketSmarter announced a new partnership with MLB Players, Inc. on Friday. The partnership will allow the ticket resale website to use active MLB players in its promotions and create VIP experiences for its clients. The deal between the Kansas-based TicketSmarter and MLB Players, Inc. will also include a portion... Read more
Dodgers Plan NLCS Parking Lot Viewing Party for Fans
Dodgers Fans who can’t make the trek to see the National League Championship Series (NLCS) in person can still enjoy a communal experience, as the team is hosting a viewing party in the parking lots outside of Dodger Stadium. The best-of-seven series takes place at neutral Globe Live Stadium... Read more
California Judge Dismisses MLB Ticket Refund Lawsuits
A consumer lawsuit filed against Major League Baseball and its teams has been largely disposed of by the court, with a California federal judge dismissing charges against the league and two teams based in the state this week. The proposed class action featured fan complaints about no refunds being... Read more
MLB 2021 Schedule Announced, All 30 Clubs Set to Open on April 1
As teams prepare for the shortened 2020 season, Major League Baseball announced its 2021 schedule on Thursday, with every club set to open play on April 1. Assuming plans are able to be honored, April 1, 2021 would be the first time since 1968 that sees every franchise begin... Read more
Chicago Approves Wrigley Rooftop Ticket Sales; Tickets $350 and Up
Chicago Cubs fans will be able to watch their team play live and in-person when the Major League Baseball season kicks off later this month – with a catch. Rather than within the friendly confines of Wrigley Field, the fans will be viewing the action from bleachers atop roofs... Read more
Major League Baseball Announces Full 60-Game 2020 Schedules
With just over two weeks of preparation remaining, Major League Baseball announced the full schedule for its shortened 2020 season, which will open with games in Washington and Los Angeles on Thursday, July 23 and feature each team playing a 60 game schedule. The defending World Series champion Washington... Read more
MLB, Ticketmaster Ask Court to Pause Discovery in COVID-19 Refund Lawsuit
Major League Baseball and all of its teams joined its ticketing partners including Ticketmaster and StubHub in asking the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles to put discovery on hold in a class action lawsuit over refunds related to games cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit, filed... Read more