If you want to attend Game 7 of the World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, it’s going to cost you.
Game 7 at Dodgers Stadium will be one of the most expensive tickets in baseball history. But right now, it’s not as expensive as last year’s Game 7 of the World Series between the Cubs and Indians.
Vivid Seats, a ticket resale site, told the Sun-Times Wednesday afternoon that the average ticket being sold to Wednesday night’s game is $1,458. That price is $650 less than the 2016 World Series ticket average.
To put it into perspective, the average resale price for Game 7 between the Royals and Giants in 2014 was $887 on StubHub.
Not all tickets are four-figure prices. The lowest tickets available on StubHub at $750 before fees are applied as of 1 p.m. Wednesday, and ticket prices start at $826.95 on Vivid Seats.
The price at Dodgers Stadium is also impressive because the ballpark has the largest capacity in MLB with more than 54,000 seats. Cleveland’s Progressive Field — where last year’s Game 7 was played — holds roughly 16,000 less spectators than Dodgers Stadium.
The price most likely will decrease the closer it gets to first pitch. Nearly 30 percent of the stadium’s available tickets were posted on a secondary retail market at 7:20 a.m. Wednesday morning, which was 12 hours before first pitch. The cheapest tickets after the Dodgers won Game 6 was $2,880. Now, the prices have been cut by roughly 25 percent.
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