I wasn't able to be on the computer when they went on sale then, but I tried my hand at attempting to buy Opening Day tickets last night. The good news is that there are still tickets available. The bad news is that they cost $2625 a piece, plus a $59.70 so-called "convenience charge" cost per ticket! Convenient to what - giving my credit card company agita?
Oh, and Yankee CEO Lonn Trost finally admitted yesterday that contrary to what he has been saying for months, the Yanks had only sold the equivalent of 36,000, not 39,000, tickets per game before the sale:
Lonn Trost said the sale began with full-season equivalents at just under 36,000 for the 52,000-capacity ballpark. He said January's announcement that full-season equivalents had reached 39,393 resulted from an internal team miscommunication and the higher figure referred to the final season at old Yankee Stadium, which held about 57,000 seats.What "internal team miscommunication" was that? He used that 39,000 number on Mike Francesa last month to justify the raw deal partial season-ticket holders have gotten this year. Now it turns out to be an error? Right!
What kind of luck did our readers have at getting tickets? Please tell us about it!