Mere seconds after New York Mets fan Stephen Mitzmacher walked through the gate and got his truck Sunday, he realized the promotional giveaway had the logo of the team's hated division rival, the Philadelphia Phillies.
A Major League Baseball ticket remains the most affordable of the four major sports. The average price of a ticket to a game this season is $27.93, up 2 percent from last year, according to Team Marketing Report's Fan Cost Index.
The ball hit by Boston Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk off Cincinnati Reds pitcher Pat Darcy in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series is being sold by Robert Edward Auctions as part of its April catalogue. The reserve price is $100,000.