Major League Baseball's average ticket price rose 2.7 percent to $27.73 this year for non-premium seats, the steepest rise since a 5 percent hike in 2009, according to the Team Marketing Report.
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The Chicago Cubs have the highest non-premium ticket prices in baseball.
The days of seeking out ticket-scalpers in the shadows, ducking into alleys and dodging police for that elusive Yankees-Red Sox seat are fading fast.
The Boston Red Sox have baseball's top average ticket price for the sixth straight year at $42.34, and the sport's overall average increased 2.8 percent to $18.69.