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A Baseball Journal by Jay Jaffe I'm a baseball fan living in New York City. In between long tirades about the New York Yankees and the national pastime in general, I'm a graphic designer.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

 

Stickin' it to the Ticket Holders [updated]

I'm mad as hell about the Yankees' ticket situation, and I'm not gonna take it any more.
Instead of being offered our $25 seats, or even anything between the bases, we had been assigned $85 seats in section 107…



…right behind the right field foul pole. Obstructed view, at more than triple the price of what we were prepared to spend. Are you kidding me? No, really, ARE YOU &*^%$#@ KIDDING ME?
The article is a freebie over at BP. Those of you with Yankee-themed blogs, please consider linking to this piece, because the Yanks deserve every iota of bad publicity they get about this. See also the great additional commentary from Neil de Mause at the Village Voice.

UPDATE: Good additional coverage and tales of woe at Bronx Banter, ESPN's Jim Caple, Exit 55, Field of Schemes, Fire Gardy, ESPN's Rob Neyer, River Avenue Blues, Subway Squawkers, Was Watching, The Yankee Universe, YanksFanSoxFan. Thanks!

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