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Cubs pass Red Sox in ticket prices

Updated: April 7, 2010, 8:40 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago Cubs might not compete for a World Series this year, but they will lead baseball in one category: ticket prices.

The Cubs jumped over the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees for the highest non-premium average ticket in Team Marketing Report's 2010 Fan Cost Index.

The Cubs' average ticket went up 10.1 percent to $52.56 this season. The team raised prices on some seats, and was hit with a 1 percent increase in the amusement tax.

But the team also ...

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