tonight, the Dodgers host the Yankees for a rare three-game interleague
series. The two teams have met 11 times in the World Series, so
naturally the Dodgers are looking to cash in on fan nostalgia.
of selling regular single-game tickets, the Dodgers forced fans who
want to see the Yankees to buy multi-game packages. The move drew fire
from consumer advocates:
"Forcing people to buy
several game packages just rules out most folks from being able to
attend a Dodgers versus Yankees game," said Mark Reback, a public
advocate for the Santa Monica-based group Consumer Watchdog.
The Dodgers initially required fans to
buy 14-game packages, then cut it to seven-game packages. The team
insisted in its promotions that single-game tickets would not be sold.
if you saw through that and held out, congratulations. You can now
buy single-game tickets on the Dodgers website.
the Dodgers were unable to sell out the games using the multi-day
According to City News Service, this is the first time
the Dodgers have used such restrictions in their 53 years in Los