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The Cubs are lowering ticket prices

Oct 17, 2012, 9:13 AM EST

Wrigley Field

Some of them anyway:

The Cubs have lowered prices in the upper deck box seats, the upper deck reserved seats and the bleachers. The rest of Wrigley Field seating will remain at 2012 prices. For marquee dates such as the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago White Sox series the bleacher prices will drop. Bleacher seats are decreasing by 10 percent per ticket in 2013. It is the second season in a row bleacher prices have had a double-digit drop.

Attendance at Wrigley Field has dropped for for straight years, going from an all-time high of 3,300,200 in 2008 to 2,882,756 in 2012.  Of course, at any time before 2002, that 2,882,756 would have represented an all-time record for the Cubs.

  1. Old Gator - Oct 17, 2012 at 9:22 AM

    ….to go with expectations for the rest of the century.

  2. heyblueyoustink - Oct 17, 2012 at 9:44 AM

    O’Doyle rules!

  3. Alex K - Oct 17, 2012 at 10:21 AM

    I think the Cubs overreacted to the secondary market for bleacher seats. They saw people paying $100 or more on secondary ticket websites and wanted that action.

  4. xerocc - Oct 17, 2012 at 10:30 AM

    Still too high. This team is awful and that stadium is an oversized toilet.

    • mgdsquiggy17 - Oct 17, 2012 at 11:35 AM

      In your opinion maybe. But for the millions who go every year it’s not too high.

  5. Brian Murphy - Oct 17, 2012 at 4:24 PM

    Or just go on StubHub and buy tickets for 19 cents.

  6. richwizl - Oct 17, 2012 at 5:52 PM

    Hats off to Cubs Org.

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