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Cubs' Average Price For Season Tickets Will Rise Following Team's Championship Run

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 06 / 16

The Cubs yesterday announced that the "average price for season tickets will rise" 19.5% next season, with increases ranging from 6% for upper-deck reserved seats to 31% for infield club box seats, according to a front-page piece by Paul Sullivan of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. The "highest-priced premium s...

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