World Series Ticket Prices
For the fourth year in a row, the American League sealed home-field advantage for the World Series via a 4-2 win in the annual All-Star Game. This year, that will benefit the Cleveland Indians who advanced to the Fall Classic for the first time since 1997. They'll face the Chicago Cubs, who have reached their first Fall Classic since 1945.
*Prices are as of Nov. 2 and are subject to change
*The Indians have advanced to the World Series five times and have won two titles (1920, 1948)
*The Cubs have of course been title-less since claiming consecutive wins in 1907 and 1908, and are seeking the franchise's 11th World Series appearance overall and first since 1945
*Note: Get-in price below may reflect standing room only listings
|Game||Date||Location||Get-In Price (Listed)||Median Price (Listed)||Avg. Price (Sold)|
|7||Wednesday, Nov. 2||at Cleveland||$869||$2,249||$2,185|
The data below details the overall average ticket price fans have paid to attend 2016 playoff games featuring the Indians and Cubs.
Most expensive tickets sold:
Cleveland Indians: $13,078 (Game 7, Field Box 146) | Chicago Cubs: $15,400 (Game 4, Club Box 26)
Cheapest tickets sold:
Cleveland Indians: $325 (Game 1, Sec 504) | Chicago Cubs: $600 (Game 5, Standing Room Only)
|Team||Divisional Series||Championship Series||World Series|
|Cleveland Indians||$128 (2 home games)||$178 (2 home games)||$1,420 (4 home games)|
|Chicago Cubs||$289 (2 home games)||$446 (3 home games)||$2,807 (3 home games)|
If you're curious how World Series ticket prices for 2016 stack up against those in previous years, check out the charts below detailing the average price of sold World Series tickets dating back to 2012. Check out the full analysis here: What it Costs to See a Champion: World Series
No matter how the World Series shakes out, one franchise is guaranteed to end a championship drought. With that in mind, speculation has pointed to possible record-setting World Series ticket prices that could even surpass the Super Bowl.
So, what would it take to do that? Well, in our exclusive What it Costs to See a Champion Study, we determined just how much fans are willing to pay to experience a slice of history, as displayed in the charts below.
*To date, the highest average price on sold tickets for the World Series was $756 for last year's Royals/Mets clash, while the 2016 Super Bowl registered a high of $4,417.
*To catch the Super Bowl, World Series ticket prices would have to increase nearly 6 times from last year ($3,661, 484%)