World Series Averages 13.8 Million Viewers MLS Unveils L.A. Ownership Group Chevy Takes Advantage Of MVP Presentation Royals Seem To Have Staying Power Ballmer Era Begins For Clippers Hawks' Koonin Expects Different Crowd For Opener Steelers Battling Empty Seats For Night Games Franchise Notes World Series Game 7 Draws 15.2 Overnight Cavs Owner Gilbert Unfazed By Luxury Tax
Upcoming Conferences and Events
ARIZONA FINDS THEIR DIAMOND AS TICKET SALES SURGE
Published March 15, 1995
The Diamondbacks "are on target to become the hottest sports ticket in town," writes Eric Miller in today's ARIZONA REPUBLIC. As of Tuesday, the number of orders for season tickets for the MLB expansion team had hit close to 18,000. The team began taking orders, with a $50 deposit, on Friday. Diamondbacks spokesperson Ray Artigue: "I think the Colorado Rockies were in the low 30,000s going into their first season, which is great. They broke expansion records. We're more than halfway there in only three days." Artigue estimated the cost of a season-ticket will average about $12.50 a game, or $1,012.50, and their goal is to have season-ticket holders pay for tickets and select seats by the end of '96 (Eric Miller, ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 3/15).