Are you a PNC Bank customer? I happen to be, and I learned about a pretty great deal when visiting my local branch last week. You may have seen billboards for a Reds' branded check card you can order, and I found out this card has even more perks than just a cool look.
The Orioles are commemorating 20 years of Oriole Park at Camden Yards by offering daily deals to attract people to the fan-friendly ballpark after being one of the lowest attendant parks from a year ago. Camden Yards ranked 26th in the major leagues, averaging just 21,943 per home game. Keep reading
A great place to buy tickets is from Score Big. Let's face it, most ticket broker sites are the same but this one is actually different. It is kind of like the Priceline of sports tickets. Essentially you can search events in your area, and make an offer on tickets and get an instant answer on whether your bid is accepted.
Here are a couple of screenshots of how it works. You can select a quantity, and then it gives you different tiers. It gives you an approximate discount percentage, and shows on the seat map which sections your tickets could possibly be in.
Next you enter in a price, again it gives you an idea how how likely that is to be accepted. I made the comparison to Priceline, and it is true, you have to put in payment details prior to making an official offer. But if you are going to the game, what a great way to save money on tickets! I have a feeling this site is going to get big.
Click here to check out tickets on Score Big.
PNC Park is the most beautiful ballpark that no one knows about, simply because
no one goes. Nineteen-straight losing seasons will do that to even the best stadium. But it’s a must-see for any ballpark lover, as it aced the “old-time charm with new-age amenities” test with flying colors.
The newest amenity that fans want in a park is a good bar. With all of the different features at new ballparks, fans are spending less time in their seats than ever. No longer do you need to be in your seat to see the game. With open concourses and beautiful sightlines, you don’t have to miss the action while checking out the secondary features that stadiums have to offer. Click here to keep reading
I have been contemplating heading back home to catch a Mets game, so I started researching my options to find the best prices. I remember when Citi Field was opened in 2009 and tickets were going for at least $20 and that did not guarantee you a seat. Now seats are going for as little as $10 on StubHub. Ever since the start of last season the team and tickets started going on a downward spiral. Last season, Mets tickets were going for as little at $2 on StubHub for weekday games so who knows where they will end up being priced by the end of this season. Click here to continue reading
Opening Day in Cincinnati is like none other (so I hear). This year I was able to take both of my boys to watch the Reds beat up on the Marlins. That makes my sons 2 - 0 on Opening Day. I hope this tradition can continue on for a long time.
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