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ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH, JAYS WILL RAISE TICKET PRICES
Published December 19, 1997
The Blue Jays announced a price increase for their top tickets, except for season-ticket holders, according to Larry Millson of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. The most expensive field-level seats jump from $25 to $27.50. In addition, all home night games will begin at 7:05pm ET, 30 minutes earlier than previously (GLOBE & MAIL, 12/19). BLUE CHRISTMAS: The Blue Jays dismissed Dir of Marketing Paul Markle and VP/Development Christine Legein. Team VP/Business Bob Nicholson said that the moves are the result of a restructuring of the business operations and the positions would not be refilled (TORONTO SUN, 12/19). SCHEDULE SNAFU: On April 19, the Jays and Raptors are each scheduled to play a 1:05pm home game at the SkyDome. Raptors President Richard Peddie: "We're looking at solutions and we hope to announce something shortly." The Jays have priority at the stadium (TORONTO SUN, 12/19).