It’s a rivalry that’s turned cold in recent years, but pride and bragging rights are perpetually on the line when the New York Yankees and Red Sox square off. Such passionate fandom in both New York and Boston consistently make it one of the most well-known rivalries in all of sports, and the two teams will again boast big ticket prices on the secondary market against one another in this year.
There will be 19 games played between the Yankees and Red Sox in the 2015 season. With 10 games scheduled at Yankee Stadium, the average price for Yankees vs Red Sox tickets is $263.22. That’s 23.6% higher than the $212.85 average Red Sox vs Yankees tickets average at Fenway Park over nine games.
Interestingly enough, the top-priced and lowest-priced games will each be held at Yankee Stadium. The most expensive game between the two teams will in the Bronx on October 1. That game currently owns a secondary average of $381.38. Get-in price starts at just $25, however. The cheapest game between the club will be on April 12, when tickets average at $103.28 and get-in price is listed for $18.
Across all nine game the Yankees will play in Boston this season, the most expensive will be on July 10. Tickets currently own an average price of $231.25 and the cheapest available ticket is $50 on the secondary market. May 3 marks the least expensive game against the Yankees at Fenway this season, with tickets currently averaging at $171.06 and get-in price starting at $45.
Both teams will be looking to reverse their fortune in 2015 following forgettable 2014 campaigns. The Yankees finished six games above .500 at 84-78 but failed to clinch a postseason berth. The Red Sox fell to the basement of the A.L. East, posting a 71-91 record in the wake of their World Series championship in 2014.