This current series that the Yankees are playing against the Rays is a huge one. Ticket demand is soaring in anticipation for Jeter‘s 3,000th hit. Whats interesting is to analyze the prices based on when fans are assuming that he’ll end up hitting (literally) the milestone.
Thursday 7/6 – Average: $170 (214% of face value)
Friday 7/7 – Average: $222 (234% of face value)
Saturday 7/8 – Average: $219 (244% of face value)
Sunday 7/9 – Average: $226 (215% of face value)
To get into the game prices are hovering around $72 for bleacher seats in the 400 section. Seats near the field are listed as high as $900. Our Deal Score shows the best deals are around $130 or higher per ticket.
For comparison to a recent Yankee milestones tickets to the 8/4/10 game where A-Rod hit his 600th home run averaged just over $200.
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Also…back in November of 2010 Lady Loves Pinstripes featured a post on the Captain and what this milestone means to the Yankees, the fans and Jeter himself. It was a popular post so click to read… Mr. 3000: Jeter Could Be 1st Bomber To Hit the Mark.
- Tickets for a Potential Milestone Grow Hotter (bats.blogs.nytimes.com)
- Ticket to history (nypost.com)
- SeatGeek Helps Online Ticket Buyers Beat the Scalpers (businessweek.com)
- Yankees Ticket Prices Soar as Jeter Nears 3,000 Hits (newser.com)
- Man who signed Jeter will be on hand for history (nypost.com)
- George Brett On Derek Jeter: Tough To Get 3,000th Hit (newyork.cbslocal.com)
- New York Yankees: Mitre, Hughes and Why Joe Girardi Is Not Doing His Job (ladylovespinstripes.com)
- New York Yankees: Odds Not Good Of Jeter Reaching 3000 Hits In The Bronx (ladylovespinstripes.com)
- Would You Pay $1000 for Jeter’s Dirty Sock? (adweek.com)