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Saturday, October 26, 2019

World Series is back in DC and it’s one expensive party

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first World Series game in the nation’s capital since 1933 had all the trappings of a modern-day big event: exceedingly expensive tickets, massive traffic jams and long lines at the entrances and concession stands.

No one seemed to care about all that, not with the Nationals holding a 2-0 lead in the best-of-7 series heading into the biggest baseball game this city has hosted this generation.

“This is a once in a lifetime opportunity!” declared 43-year-old Colin Miller, who paid $849 for a standing room ticket that provided him a spot far beyond the right field wall for Friday night’s game.

The hottest seat in town did not come cheap. Miller was standing next to a guy he’d never met, 39-year-old Paul Crickenberger, who plunked down $2,400 for two 40-game season tickets in 2020 for the right to spend $350 for a standing-room slot.

So, was anyone here lucky enough to attend, and what was the experience like?

 

QLE Posted: October 26, 2019 at 12:25 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: washington, world series

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   1. Walt Davis Posted: October 26, 2019 at 02:16 AM (#5894848)
No but I sold a standing-room ticket for $849. :-)

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