MLB ticket prices up 1.2 percent

Updated: April 1, 2011, 5:58 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball ticket prices have increased only slightly for the second straight year.

Team Marketing Report's annual survey finds the average ticket increasing by 1.2 percent to $26.91 from last season. The increase is the smallest since the survey began in 1991.

The increase was 1.5 percent from 2009 to 2010.

The Boston Red Sox have the most expensive average ticket at $53.38. The New York Yankees are second at $51.83 and the Chicago Cubs third at $46.90.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have the cheapest average at $15.30.

The San Francisco Giants increased their prices the most from last year. Their average ticket went up 14.1 percent to $25.04 after they won the World Series.


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