Average MLB ticket price by team 2018

Average MLB ticket price by team in 2018 (in U.S. dollars)

by Christina Gough, last edited Oct 10, 2018
Average MLB ticket price by team 2018 This graph depicts the average MLB ticket prize of all Major League Baseball teams in 2018. The average MLB ticket price for a Houston Astros home game is 40.25 U.S. dollars.
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During the 2016 MLB season, the league-wide average ticket price stood at 31 U.S. dollars. This marks an increase of approximately 8 U.S. dollars from the price in the 2006 season. The most expensive ticket on average in the league cost nearly 55 U.S. dollars during this season, sold by the Boston Red Sox. The New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs are slightly behind at roughly 51 U.S. dollars, almost three times as much as the most affordable ticket in the league sold by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Ticketing revenue makes up a considerable share of the total revenue for all MLB teams. The Boston Red Sox averaged 170 million U.S. dollar in gate receipts from 2009 to 2015. Annual ticket sale of the New York Yankees were inbetween 250 and 320 million U.S. dollars during this period. In 2015, New York Yankees announced its highest revenue of 516 million U.S. dollars, constituting 16 percent of the overall revenue in Major League Baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants came in second and third on the MLB revenue table in 2015, with about 440 million U.S. dollars and almost 410 million U.S. dollars in revenue respectively.

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Average MLB ticket price by team in 2018 (in U.S. dollars)

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Ticket price in U.S. dollars
Chicago Cubs58.57
Boston Red Sox56.97
New York Yankees47.62
Washington Nationals42.04
Los Angeles Dodgers41.13
Houston Astros40.25
San Francisco Giants38.3
Seattle Mariners37.33
Philadelphia Phillies36.04
St. Louis Cardinals35.54
Kansas City Royals33.58
Minnesota Twins32.68
Miami Marlins31.76
Atlanta Braves31.71
Los Angeles Angels30.26
Cleveland Indians30.04
Baltimore Orioles29.95
Detroit Tigers28.15
New York Mets27.6
Texas Rangers26.94
Chicago White Sox26.73
Milwaukee Brewers26.1
Toronto Blue Jays**26.07
Colorado Rockies26.02
Oakland Athletics24.13
Pittsburgh Pirates23.43
San Diego Padres21.78
Tampa Bay Rays21.6
Cincinnati Reds21.14
Arizona Diamondbacks19.65
Ticket price in U.S. dollars
Chicago Cubs58.57
Boston Red Sox56.97
New York Yankees47.62
Washington Nationals42.04
Los Angeles Dodgers41.13
Houston Astros40.25
San Francisco Giants38.3
Seattle Mariners37.33
Philadelphia Phillies36.04
St. Louis Cardinals35.54
Kansas City Royals33.58
Minnesota Twins32.68
Miami Marlins31.76
Atlanta Braves31.71
Los Angeles Angels30.26
Cleveland Indians30.04
Baltimore Orioles29.95
Detroit Tigers28.15
New York Mets27.6
Texas Rangers26.94
Chicago White Sox26.73
Milwaukee Brewers26.1
Toronto Blue Jays**26.07
Colorado Rockies26.02
Oakland Athletics24.13
Pittsburgh Pirates23.43
San Diego Padres21.78
Tampa Bay Rays21.6
Cincinnati Reds21.14
Arizona Diamondbacks19.65
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by Christina Gough, last edited Oct 10, 2018
This graph depicts the average MLB ticket prize of all Major League Baseball teams in 2018. The average MLB ticket price for a Houston Astros home game is 40.25 U.S. dollars.
Average MLB ticket price - additional information

During the 2016 MLB season, the league-wide average ticket price stood at 31 U.S. dollars. This marks an increase of approximately 8 U.S. dollars from the price in the 2006 season. The most expensive ticket on average in the league cost nearly 55 U.S. dollars during this season, sold by the Boston Red Sox. The New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs are slightly behind at roughly 51 U.S. dollars, almost three times as much as the most affordable ticket in the league sold by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Ticketing revenue makes up a considerable share of the total revenue for all MLB teams. The Boston Red Sox averaged 170 million U.S. dollar in gate receipts from 2009 to 2015. Annual ticket sale of the New York Yankees were inbetween 250 and 320 million U.S. dollars during this period. In 2015, New York Yankees announced its highest revenue of 516 million U.S. dollars, constituting 16 percent of the overall revenue in Major League Baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants came in second and third on the MLB revenue table in 2015, with about 440 million U.S. dollars and almost 410 million U.S. dollars in revenue respectively.

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