New York Yankees: tickets

Yanks tix prices staying the same ... mostly

October, 21, 2013
10/21/13
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The Yankees announced their ticket prices for next season. They say tickets for nearly 80 percent of the seats will stay the same, while almost 20 percent will see a decrease. Four percent will have an increase. Here are the details from the release:

The New York Yankees today announced 2014 full-season ticket license pricing for regular season games at Yankee Stadium. Prices for 96 percent of tickets will either remain the same or decrease.

Approximately 39,000 tickets (78 percent) will have the same price in 2014 as they had in 2013, while approximately 9,000 tickets (18 percent) will have a decrease in price. There are approximately 2,000 tickets (four percent) that will have an increase in price.

All seats in the grandstand and all seats with non-obstructed views in the bleachers will not have a change in ticket price.

Terrace Level ticket prices in Sections 305, 306, 307, 332B, 333 and 334 will decrease from $40 to $28. Ticket prices in Sections 313, 314, 326 and 327 will decrease from $55 to $50. There will be no change in pricing for all other 2014 Terrace Level tickets.

In the Main Level, ticket prices in Sections 210 and 229 will decrease from $70 to $50, while ticket prices in Sections 216, 217, 223, 224 and 230 will decrease by $5 each.

Beginning with the 2014 season, seats in Sections 116 through 124 (Rows 12-21) will be known as Field MVP Club seats. Full-season licensees in these locations will have their ticket prices decrease from $260 per game in 2013 to $235 per game next season. Additionally, these licensees will have access to the Field MVP Club Lounge, which is currently being constructed and scheduled to open on Opening Day 2014. Located on the Field Level Concourse, this new space has been developed with the successful Delta SKY360 Suite redesign in mind.

Other Field Level ticket license pricing in Sections 114A through 126 will decrease in amounts ranging from $15 to $25 per ticket per game.

Also for 2014, the Yankees will be introducing 10 new Outdoor Suite Boxes, which will be -located in Field MVP Sections 117A, 117B, 122 and 123. Each of these outdoor suites will provide seating for six to eight people. These suites will be available on a full-season basis.

As part of other renovations, the Home Plate Team Store, which is the largest retail location in Yankee Stadium, will be transformed to create an improved experience for fans.

The only Yankee Stadium tickets that are increasing in price are Field Level Section 132 tickets, Main Level Section 215 and 225 tickets and obstructed view Bleacher tickets in Sections 201 and 239.

Fans can purchase 2014 season tickets by visiting yankees.com or calling 212-YANKEES (926-5337). Those with questions may call the preceding number or email seasontickets@yankees.com. Fans with visual impairments and/or who are blind should call (718) 579-4595 (TTY).

A date has yet to be determined for the on-sale of 2014 individual-game tickets.



Yankees giving away some Legends seats

March, 28, 2013
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The Yankees are giving away free tickets for their most expensive seats for the 2013 season.

The Legends seats, which normally cost $500-$1,250 per game, stretch from dugout to dugout around home plate. Since the inception of the new stadium in 2009, they have been noticeably sparsely filled at times.

ESPNNewYork.com obtained an e-mail sent to Legends suite licensees on Thursday, which offered "complimentary" Legends tickets for preselected games to multiyear season-ticket holders who own those seats.

A Yankees spokesman said season-ticket holders will receive two tickets per seat and can use them at select games. In other words, if you own two seats, you will receive two more Legends tickets.

"As the 2013 season approaches and the Yankees begin their quest for a 28th World Series title, we are excited to continue extending new benefits to our most valued Legends Suite Licensees," the e-mail read.

"New for the 2013 season, you will be eligible for a total of ONE complimentary Legends Suite Bonus Tickets for each seat you own to be used during pre-selected game(s) of the Yankees 2013 regular season. The tickets you redeem can be split among various games, subject to availability."

In explaining their side, the Yankees said they are just trying to give their Legends suite holders added value.

"The Yankees have always provided numerous benefits to our Season Ticket Holders and over the past year we have received requests from our Legends Suite Holders for benefits similar to those provided to other Suite Holders in Yankee Stadium," Yankees chief operating officer Lonn Trost said in a statement to ESPNNewYork.com. "For the 2013 season, we have implemented this new benefit for our multi-year Legends Suite Holders based on those requests."

The Yankees have never extended the offer to Legends suite season-ticket holders before.

In 2012, the Yankees finished second in attendance in major league baseball, according to numbers from BaseballReference.com. The Yankees drew 3,542,406, which was 111,274 less than in 2011. The Philadelphia Phillies had baseball’s highest attendance in 2012 with 3,565,718, according to the website.

The Yankees are trying to protect their season ticket base, which they say was their prime motivation to opt out of Major League Baseball’s agreement with StubHub. Instead, the Yankees have teamed with Ticketmaster in their own secondary-buyer program.

StubHub and the Yankees are haggling in court about whether StubHub can have an office near Yankee Stadium, where fans could potentially pick up tickets near game time. Thus far, the Yankees have prevailed in keeping StubHub’s Bronx location closed.

Plenty of seats still available for Game 2

October, 13, 2012
10/13/12
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Want attend Game 2 of the ALCS?

Well, there are plenty of good seats available.

As of 8 p.m. Saturday, there are currently 8,969 tickets for Sunday’s Yankees-Tigers tilt available for purchase on StubHub, the cheapest being $36.

Crazy. Or is it?
Here is the info via a Yankees press release:

Tickets for individual Yankees games at Yankee Stadium will first be made available to the public through a MasterCard pre-on-sale online at yankees.com and yankeesbeisbol.com, and via Ticketmaster phone from March 22 at 10:00 a.m. until March 25 at 10:00 p.m. During the MasterCard pre-on-sale, fans can purchase tickets using their MasterCard card. For more information, please visit www.yankees.com/priceless.

For those using other accepted methods of payment, the general public on-sale will begin on Tuesday, March 27 at 10:00 a.m. at yankees.com and yankeesbeisbol.com, and via Ticketmaster phone only at (877) 469-9849 and Ticketmaster TTY at (800) 943-4327.

Beginning Monday, April 2, tickets may be purchased at the Yankee Stadium Ticket Office, all area Ticketmaster outlets and all Yankees Clubhouse Shops.

As in past years, the Yankees will make available individual-game ticket value programs, including the Half-Price Game Ticket Special, which allows fans to purchase tickets for select games during the 2012 season in select areas of the Terrace Level, Grandstand Level or Bleachers for 50 percent off the advance ticket price. Tickets for Half-Price Games may be purchased in advance or on the day of the game.

For a complete list of ticket specials, including game dates, seating locations, and terms and conditions, fans should visit www.yankees.com/ticketspecials. Fans with questions may call 212-YANKEES (212-926-5337) or e-mail tickets@yankees.com. Please note that all ticket specials are subject to availability. All individual-game ticket value programs exclude all Premium Games*.

E-Saver Games – Fans can register at www.yankees.com/esaver to receive e-mail ticket offers for E-Saver Games available only to Yankees e-mail subscribers.

$5 Games – For select home games during the 2012 season, fans can purchase tickets in select areas of the Terrace Level, Grandstand Level or Bleachers for $5. Tickets for $5 Games may be purchased in advance or on the day of the game.

Tuesday Night Games Ticket Special – For each Tuesday night home game at Yankee Stadium, fans can take advantage of specially discounted tickets in select areas of the Grandstand Level. Tickets for Tuesday Night Games may be purchased in advance or on the day of the game.

Family Games – For designated Monday through Thursday games, families can receive 25 percent off the advance ticket price in select areas of the Grandstand Level. Tickets may be purchased in advance or on the day of the game.

Senior Citizen Games – Senior Citizens (60 and older) can purchase $5 tickets in designated seating locations for select Monday through Thursday home games. Tickets may be purchased ONLY on the day of the game, beginning two hours before the scheduled start time of the game, at Yankee Stadium Ticket Windows, adjacent to Gate 4, and are subject to availability. All tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. A valid proof of age must be presented at the time of purchase.

Student Games – For select home games during the 2012 season, students who present their valid high school or college ID cards when purchasing tickets can receive one half-price ticket in designated seating locations. Tickets may be purchased ONLY on the day of the game at Yankee Stadium Ticket Windows, adjacent to Gate 4.

Youth Games – All fans 14 and younger, when accompanied by an adult (18 and older), are eligible for half-price tickets in designated seating locations for Saturday home games. Tickets may be purchased ONLY on the day of the game at Yankee Stadium Ticket Windows, adjacent to Gate 4.

Military Personnel Ticket Special – Active military members can present their military identification card at designated Yankee Stadium Ticket Windows before select Monday through Thursday home games and receive one complimentary ticket in select areas of the Grandstand Level or Bleachers, or purchase one half-price ticket in other available non-premium seat locations at Yankee Stadium. Tickets may be purchased ONLY on the day of the game, beginning two hours before the scheduled start time of the game at Yankee Stadium Ticket Windows, adjacent to Gate 4.

*The term “Premium Games” is defined for the 2012 season as the Opening Day game, the Old-Timers’ Day game and all home games played against the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets.



SEASON TICKETS:



Yankees season ticket plans are now available on both a full-season and partial-season basis. For complete season-ticket information, please visit yankees.com or yankeesbeisbol.com, contact the Season Ticket Sales and Service Department via e-mail at seasontickets@yankees.com , or call 212-YANKEES (212-926-5337). Plans start at $90.

INDIVIDUAL GAME SUITES:

Yankee Stadium Individual Game Suites offer the ideal venue to host your next corporate or social group outing. Available on a per-game basis or in 10-game or three-game “Pick-It” plans, they provide all the benefits and comforts of the Suite experience. Suite capacities range from 12 to 74 guests, and can be expanded to accommodate groups of up to 382 people. For more information, please contact Yankees Premium by phone at (718) 508-3955 or via e-mail at premium@yankees.com.

GROUP TICKETS:

Groups of 20 or more are eligible to take advantage of a variety of group ticket discounts. For complete group ticket information, please visit yankees.com or yankeesbeisbol.com, contact the Group Sales Department via e-mail at groups@yankees.com, or call 212-YANKEES (212-926-5337).

TIME, OPPONENT, DATE AND TEAM ROSTERS AND LINEUPS,

INCLUDING THE YANKEES’ ROSTER AND LINEUP, ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.



NOTICE: All persons specifically consent to and are subject to metal detector and physical pat-down inspections prior to entry. Any person or property that could affect the safety of Yankee Stadium occupants/property shall be denied entry.

WARNING: During all batting practices, fielding practices, warm-ups and the course of the game and postseason game experience, hard hit baseballs and bats and fragments thereof may be thrown or hit into the stands, concourses and concession areas. For the safety of every Guest, all Guests must stay alert and be aware of their surroundings at all times while visiting Yankee Stadium. Accordingly, guests who are concerned with their seat location by reason of the foregoing at any time during the game and/or postseason game experience should contact any Guest Relations representative for an alternate location.



NOTICE: The Yankees reserve the right, with or without refunding any amount paid by the ticket holder, to refuse admission to and/or eject any person who uses foul or abusive language or who wears or fails to cover obscene or indecent clothing. Ticket holders acknowledge and agree that the Yankees’ ban on foul/abusive language and obscene/indecent clothing does not violate their right to free speech and/or expression, and that such time, place and manner of the restrictions are reasonable to ensure the safety of all Guests and sports participants and to preserve the enjoyment of the game or event for all Guests. In addition, ticket holders further acknowledge and agree that by entering Yankee Stadium, they hereby consent to the ban on foul/abusive language and obscene/indecent clothing and waive, to the fullest extent they may legally and effectively do so, any objection they may now or hereafter have to such ban and the penalties that the Yankees may impose for any violation of the same.

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Masahiro Tanaka
WINS ERA SO IP
13 2.77 141 136
OTHER LEADERS
BAJ. Ellsbury .271
HRB. McCann 23
RBIB. McCann 75
RB. Gardner 87
OPSB. Gardner .749
ERAH. Kuroda 3.71
SOH. Kuroda 146