6,000 Tix Unsold ALCS Game One! Tipping Point?

Peter Abraham of the BOSTON GLOBE has the startling news this afternoon: “there were still 6,000 seats available as of last night through the team. Just a few minutes ago, to see what was out there, I pulled up four tickets on Yankees.com for section 221. OK, so they were $431 each. But they were there.

Yankee Stadium Empty Seats

(Yankees COO Lonn Trost: “Our Prices Are Our Prices” OH RLY?)

To be clear, these are not secondary market tickets, which makes the news even worse, and ensures massive empty patches at Yankee Stadium tonight.

Yes, the weather is awful, but the game is going to be played and we are talking about the Yankees, a team with a death-grip on the local sports fan.

So why the empties? Read more…