Baseball Fans Eager for Opening Day – TicketsNow Reveals Resale Pricing Trends for Home Opener Tickets





ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — With the start of baseball’s 2012 regular season just days away,TicketsNow, Ticketmaster’s resale marketplace, examines exclusive ticket resale data to learn which home opener tickets are most in demand and which teams have the most enthusiastic fans.

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Team

2012

Average

2011

Average

2010

Average

St. Louis Cardinals

$246

$103

$117

Boston Red Sox

$234

$190

$212

Miami Marlins

$230

$63

$74

Detroit Tigers

$207

$146

$132

New York Mets

$179

$62

$123

New York Yankees

$176

$81

$181

Texas Rangers

$174

$173

$87

Cincinnati Reds

$171

$152

$90

San Francisco Giants

$152

$25

$23

Philadelphia Phillies

$149

$34

$134

Colorado Rockies

$143

$66

$92

Seattle Mariners

$140

$56

$66

Chicago White Sox

$136

$89

$89

Minnesota Twins

$125

$52

$264

Chicago Cubs

$124

$94

$128

LA Angels of Anaheim

$120

$52

$62

Milwaukee Brewers

$117

$76

$55

Atlanta Braves

$115

$25

$50

Arizona Diamondbacks

$113

$29

$38

Baltimore Orioles

$111

$73

$77

Los Angeles Dodgers

$109

$71

$73

Pittsburgh Pirates

$105

$41

$36

San Diego Padres

$91

$56

$78

Tampa Bay Rays

$84

$25

$50

Houston Astros

$83

$57

$65

Washington Nationals

$81

$52

$85

Kansas City Royals

$76

$54

$83

Oakland Athletics

$67

$40

$72

Cleveland Indians

$62

$49

$49

*All data current as of 03/20/12 – excludes Toronto Blue Jays

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