Since it’s inception, baseball purists and progressives have debated the merits of interleague play. Despite a strong and vocal group of naysayers, the consensus is that interleague has successfully built the sports’ visibility and driven gate receipts. A closer look at pricing data from the 14th campaign, however, suggests that interest in interleague is lacking.
Since its introduction in 1997, fans league-wide have debated the pros and cons of annual interleague play. While the average baseball fan might revel in the previously unseen matchup between classic franchises, the purists might dismiss the whole thing as a gimmicky money-making ploy set up by the owners and baseball. Either way, interleague play
Tonight’s Sharks/Red Wings Game 7 represents the fifth NHL series to go the distance so far this playoff season; and it appears it’s the game 7 fans are most excited about. While only the 3rd highest in terms of price ($268/ticket), it is the highest premium compared to the regular season average price at HP
Last week, SportsBusiness Journal published a list of the 20 global sports teams with the largest social media followings. Even to the most international of citizens, it may come as somewhat of a surprise that only three of the top ten followings are for teams located in the U.S. Amongst those teams, the Lakers lead the
Even though no one really thought it would come to this, game 7 of the Vancouver-Chicago series is the most expensive game 7 ticket in the NHL Quarterfianls, with an average of $418. Despite the morbid turn this series has taken for Canucks fans, the average price has dropped just 5%, compared to 23% for