Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Talk about a steal. Thanks to what I can only assume was a massive screw up, a fan was able to purchase a ticket to Game 1 of the World Series for only $6 on StubHub on Monday. The buyer sent Deadspin a copy of his email confirmation for proof
Saturday, July 13, 2013
The Mets’ financial struggles in recent years have been well publicized and they can surely use an economic stimulus. Attendance at Citi Field fell the last three seasons, and is down 7.7 percent so far this year, according to Baseball-Reference.com. So it made sense for the Mets to try to capitalize on the All-Star Game, link it to season-ticket plans and see if it could help stop the decline in overall ticket sales.
And although the Mets’ piggybacking season-ticket sales on Tuesday’s All-Star Game may appear desperate to some, they are only doing what other clubs have done in previous years. Major League Baseball produces the All-Star Game and events connected to it and keeps the money from sales of tickets, concessions and parking. The main financial lift for the host club is to use the All-Star Game to help push ticket sales to every other game on the schedule.
Monday, June 24, 2013
i suspect readers will come up with alternative approaches to calculating value.
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