Game 7 of the 2017 World Series is set for Wednesday night in Los Angeles between the Dodgers and Astros. With the pivotal matchup, Sports Business Chronicle examined some of the ticketing numbers behind the game itself.
As of earlier this morning, roughly 13,800 Game 7 tickets were still available on StubHub. The current get-in price is $779. The most expensive tickets sold via the ticketing platform were two tickets for $17,000 while the least expensive ticket sold was $500.
For last year’s World Series Game 7 between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians, the average ticket price sold was $1,795.
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On last-minute ticketing platform Gametime, Games 1 and 2 in Los Angeles of the 2017 World Series did 30 times and 65 times better, respectively, in sales compared to Cleveland in 2016.
The current average selling price for Game 7 is $1,675. Last year in Cleveland, that number was $1,387. For Game 6 on Tuesday night, average prices in Los Angeles were $686.
Additionally, in information provided to Sports Business Chronicle, gross sales for this year’s World Series have increased 1,200 percent compared to 2016. Game 7 on Gametime has already grossed more than all seven games of the 2016 World Series, too.
TicketIQ, a secondary ticket reseller, has tracked and sold tickets for three World Series Game 7s since it launched in 2010. Game 7 on Wednesday night is the second most expensive Game 7 ticket TicketIQ has ever monitored. Currently, starting prices for tickets are around $880 to the most expensive of $28,000-plus.
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