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Family of four can see ballgame for $64.18

MiLB game one of the best budget-friendly options in sports
June 15, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball announced today that attending one of its games is, yet again, one of the most economical forms of family entertainment available. The average cost for a family of four to enjoy a Minor League Baseball game this season is only $64.18; a price that includes parking, two adult tickets, two child tickets, four hot dogs, two sodas, two beers and a program or scorecard.

The average cost for a fan attending a game with his or her spouse, significant other, neighbor or friend at one of the 160 ballparks in the 14 domestic-based leagues that charge admission ranges from $34-$38, depending on the fans' choice of beverages.

The ticket prices are based on the most economical fixed seat in a stadium, although a majority of the clubs have discounted, free or special ticket prices for children under a certain age, senior citizens and/or military personnel. Berm seating, concessions specials and other deals available through clubs' social media platforms also save fans money and contribute to making the cost of attending a Minor League Baseball game one of the best budget-friendly options among all professional sports leagues.

"One of the biggest reasons Minor League Baseball attracted over 42 million fans last year, and over 41 million for 10 years in a row, is the affordability of an outing at our ballparks," said Minor League Baseball President and CEO Pat O'Conner. "When you combine the entertaining promotions with the talent on the field in a safe, family-friendly environment for a reasonable price, you provide fans with a memorable experience."

Item MiLB Triple-A Double-A Class A Short Season/
Adult ticket $8.05 $8.77 $7.65 $8.58 $7.03
Child ticket $6.78 $7.80 $6.83 $6.65 $6.18
Hot Dog $3.37 $3.91 $3.23 $3.36 $3.09
Soda $3.21 $3.43 $3.24 $3.25 $2.96
Beer $5.38 $6.12 $5.58 $5.45 $4.58
Program $1.03 $0.83 $1.38 $0.63 $1.51
Parking $2.89 $4.67 $3.07 $2.53 $1.95