MLB All-Star Week comes to Seattle in 2023 for the third time in franchise history.
Baseball fans descending on the Emerald City will be traveling further for the Midsummer Classic than they have in the past decade, according to Vivid Seats data.
Travel Distance Through the Years
How far are fans willing to travel to see baseball’s brightest stars in one place? Here’s how the average travel distance to the All-Star and Home Run Derby in 2023 compares to previous years.
MLB All-Star Game Ticket Breakdown
T-Mobile Park will host the third hottest MLB All-Star Game in the last decade:
- 2022 (Dodger Stadium – Los Angeles) - $751 average price, sold tickets
- 2019 (Progressive Field – Cleveland) - $685
- 2023 (T-Mobile Park – Seattle) - $681
- 2014 (Target Field – Minneapolis) - $614
- 2016 (PETCO Park – San Diego) - $612
The get-in price is $343, while seats behind home plate are going for upwards of $4,200.
Home Run Derby Ticket Breakdown
With Mariners outfielder Julio Rodriguez partaking in the slugfest at his home ballpark, this year’s Home Run Derby is the second hottest ticket in nearly a decade.
- 2022 (Dodger Stadium – Los Angeles) - $587 average price, sold tickets
- 2023 (T-Mobile Park – Seattle) - $509
- 2019 (Progressive Field – Cleveland) - $484
- 2016 (PETCO Park – San Diego) - $456
- 2017 (IoanDepot Park – Miami) – $345
At the Home Run Derby, everyone is hoping to catch a souvenir home run ball. Vivid Seats analyzed price data, exploring the change in ticket price data section by section, to determine where home run balls are most likely to land based on the surge in ticket price:
Wondering which seats will offer you the best bet for a potential catch? Section 183, a sweet spot for right-handed hitters, represents the hottest Home Run Derby section, followed by Section 184.
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