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    Buying MLB Tickets Advice

    I am looking at going to a St Louis Cardinals game in August and was planning on buying tickets on Stubhub or something similar. Would it be better to buy them now or wait until closer to August using a service like that?



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    Re: Buying MLB Tickets Advice

    This is worth bumping.

    I don't know for sure. I'd just like to learn more about this myself.


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    Re: Buying MLB Tickets Advice

    You can buy tickets at Busch Stadium or from a scalper.... I have never paid more than face value to go to a Cards game. I have been to Busch stadium 25-30 times without tickets every time until I went to the ball park.

    I got into Busch stadium for the clinching game in 2006 for 24 bucks.


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    Re: Buying MLB Tickets Advice

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    You can buy tickets at Busch Stadium or from a scalper.... I have never paid more than face value to go to a Cards game. I have been to Busch stadium 25-30 times without tickets every time until I went to the ball park.

    I got into Busch stadium for the clinching game in 2006 for 24 bucks.

    Does this include any Cubs games?

    Just wondering as it's usually pretty hard to find anything or Face value around
    Wrigley when the Cards are in town. (never been to a game in St. Louis)



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    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan94 View Post
    Does this include any Cubs games?

    Just wondering as it's usually pretty hard to find anything or Face value around
    Wrigley when the Cards are in town. (never been to a game in St. Louis)
    The times I have been (3) yes. I also dont care where I sit. The best time I had was sitting behind the cubs dugout and yelling at Dempster until he flipped me and my buddies off....



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    Re: Buying MLB Tickets Advice

    I have Rangers season tickets and I sell on StubHub often. I can tell you that me and most others put tickets on there higher than face this far in advance, but the week of the game I really start watching prices and what tickets in similar sections are selling for and start decreasing the price multiple times a day in interest of selling the tickets and not getting stuck with them.


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    Re: Buying MLB Tickets Advice

    I've only used StubHub once and I prefer to find any alternative first before going there. with the inflation of prices you get there, sometimes it's just not worth it - personal opinion.

    I prefer, if possible, to just try and go through mlb.com and purchase tickets for the date requested, but I do realize this isn't always feasible. Depends on the game, day, and time.

    I had no issues with stubhub, and I really don't know how prices fluctuate when the game gets closer. If it's popular game, I would only expect the prices to rise instead of fall.


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    Re: Buying MLB Tickets Advice

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan94 View Post
    Does this include any Cubs games?

    Just wondering as it's usually pretty hard to find anything or Face value around
    Wrigley when the Cards are in town. (never been to a game in St. Louis)
    Most years, by August, Cubs fans have moved on to next year. - just kidding!! I own a house 10 minute walk from Busch and worked there at the Rawlings Booth making bats two summers ago.................if you wait until the first pitch or thru the top half of the first, you'll get tix at or below face value no matter who they are playing.



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    Re: Buying MLB Tickets Advice

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    The times I have been (3) yes. I also dont care where I sit. The best time I had was sitting behind the cubs dugout and yelling at Dempster until he flipped me and my buddies off....

    Totally rad, brah!



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    Re: Buying MLB Tickets Advice

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    The times I have been (3) yes. I also dont care where I sit. The best time I had was sitting behind the cubs dugout and yelling at Dempster until he flipped me and my buddies off....
    You stay classy!



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    Re: Buying MLB Tickets Advice

    Do not go the Stubhub route. You can EASILY get tickets the day of the game for less. When I lived in Denver I used craigslist all the time for tickets. That works well too...if you are going to be in the area for a few days, that is.



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    Re: Buying MLB Tickets Advice

    FWIW, getting tickets to see the (L)Astros is pretty easy and cheap via StubHub. Of course, you can buy the cheap seats from the box office and walk down to the lower level without anybody stopping you.



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