World Series tickets cheaper in Big Apple
Associated Press (AP)
October 29, 2009
NEW YORK -- Want to go to a World Series game? Try the Big Apple.
The average ticket price for the first two games at Yankee Stadium was $600 on Wednesday afternoon, compared with $1,400 for Games 3-5 at Citizens Bank Park. The cheapest tickets were going for about $310 in New York and $475 in Philadelphia.
FanSnap.com, an Internet search engine that finds tickets on resale sites, reported there were more than 6,000 tickets available for Game 1 and 4,000-plus for Game 2 on Thursday night, with some sellers wanting more than $2,600 for a nice seat to watch Pedro Martinez's highly anticipated start for the Phillies.
There were more than 15,000 tickets listed for the next three games in Philadelphia, with the highest-priced seats advertised for almost $3,000 for Game 5, according to FanSnap.com.