Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Friday, March 15, 2019

Baseball: Yankees v Red Sox game in London a best-seller: StubHub

(Reuters) - Major League Baseball’s first-ever game in London featuring world champion Boston Red Sox and rival New York Yankees is the best-selling game of the 2019 regular season, ticket seller StubHub said on Thursday.

Following matchups in Mexico and Japan in recent years, the league is making its first foray into Europe with hopes of expanding its international reach with the help of its two most-storied franchises.

“The appeal of MLB to a global audience continues to grow, and the overwhelming response for the rivalry match-up between the Yankees and Red Sox in London certainly proves that the sport has fans worldwide,” said Jill Krimmel, a general manager at StubHub.

Mind you, a test of who the real fans are would have been to have the Marlins and Orioles play against each other….

 

QLE Posted: March 15, 2019 at 07:24 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: neutral site games, tickets

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: March 15, 2019 at 02:49 PM (#5823058)
Test cricket matches last 3-5 days with at least 6 hours of play per day. Will UK fans feel ripped off if the Sox and Yanks play one of their typically brisk 5-hour games?
   2. The Yankee Clapper Posted: March 15, 2019 at 02:58 PM (#5823062)
Test cricket matches last 3-5 days with at least 6 hours of play per day.

Better appoint a committee to "fix" this problem. Rob Manfrd would consider helping out.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Brian
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT - NBA thread (Playoffs through off-season)
(2145 - 8:26am, May 22)
Last: Rally

NewsblogOT - Catch-All Pop Culture Extravaganza (May 2019)
(776 - 8:24am, May 22)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogOT Soccer Thread, v.2019
(1806 - 7:51am, May 22)
Last: Shooty would run in but these bone spurs hurt!

NewsblogCody Bellinger's speed is key to his .400 batting average | MLB.com
(36 - 7:40am, May 22)
Last: Never Give an Inge (Dave)

NewsblogAngels' Simmons sprains ankle; X-rays negative on Ohtani's hand
(11 - 7:33am, May 22)
Last: Never Give an Inge (Dave)

NewsblogOMNICHATTER rising much faster than predicted, for May 21, 2019
(64 - 7:26am, May 22)
Last: Tom Nawrocki

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 5-21-2019
(20 - 6:09am, May 22)
Last: GGC

NewsblogCespedes Suffers Ankle Fractures in Ranch Accident
(46 - 4:55am, May 22)
Last: manchestermets

NewsblogTexas Rangers: How Willie Calhoun's renewed mindset after starting season in minors has given Rangers a much-needed offensive injection | SportsDay
(2 - 3:06am, May 22)
Last: KJOK

NewsblogFantasy Baseball: ACES update shows five potential breakout candidates - CBSSports.com
(1 - 11:42pm, May 21)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

Gonfalon CubsThat was fun
(137 - 10:43pm, May 21)
Last: Eric J can SABER all he wants to

NewsblogRoyals, Cards face off, each searching for answers
(7 - 9:41pm, May 21)
Last: Master of the Horse

NewsblogHunter Pence is mashing for the Rangers
(6 - 9:32pm, May 21)
Last: Crispix Attacksel Rios

NewsblogStatcast Pitch Movement Leaderboard | baseballsavant.com
(3 - 9:00pm, May 21)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogIan Kinsler shouts f-bombs at hometown fans
(40 - 3:53pm, May 21)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

Page rendered in 0.2086 seconds
46 querie(s) executed