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Fan Buys World Series Ticket on StubHub for $3
WSBtv ^ | Charles McKeague

Posted on 10/22/2013 3:40:50 PM PDT by nickcarraway

A baseball fan got the steal of a lifetime. Someone selling a ticket to game 1 of the World Series at Fenway Park accidentally sold a ticket on StubHub for $3 dollars. Not $300, not $3,000 but 3 bucks!

The receipt of the sale was posted on Deadspin. With the service fee the lucky fan named Eric was able to wrap up the whole sale for $6 dollars. Here’s a map of where the ticket is and its not even in the upper deck!

The lucky fan might even be able to snag a foul ball from the seat. The cheapest ticket in the section on StubHub is listed for around $500, the average is about $800, and the most expensive is priced for more than $11,000.

“Why would anyone sell a ticket that cheap? We have no idea and I’m guessing that the seller has no idea either. I’m guessing someone didn’t hit a decimal point and a couple more zeros.”

We don’t know why anyone would sell a ticket that cheap either - but a writer for CBS Sports feels for the seller.

“Someone really, really screwed up. ... I legitimately feel bad for the seller, assuming this was a mistake and not just an act of kindness.”

Either way -- someone is still going to the game and Eric is a very happy guy.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Sports; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: baseball; scalping; sports; stubhub; worldseries

1 posted on 10/22/2013 3:40:50 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway
This evening on the way home from work, I lucked out and was able to buy several cases of ammo. On the way home, I stopped at the gas station, and this drop-dead-gorgeous blond was filling up her car at the next pump.

She looked at the ammo in the back of my car and said in a very sexy voice, “I believe in barter, big boy. Would you be interested in trading sex for ammo?

I thought it over for a few seconds and responded, “Well, just what kind of ammo have you got to trade?”

2 posted on 10/22/2013 3:45:10 PM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: nickcarraway

3 posted on 10/22/2013 3:45:57 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: nickcarraway

line drive foul ball right to the left temple..**BONK**


4 posted on 10/22/2013 4:02:05 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: nickcarraway; Revolting cat!

When did this change?

When I went in 86, you could just walk in off the street.


5 posted on 10/22/2013 4:03:57 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: nickcarraway; Revolting cat!
Must've been a scalper.


6 posted on 10/22/2013 4:06:07 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: nickcarraway
That's three dollars more than I would pay to watch David 'f-bomb in front of children' Ortiz and his sodomite-enabling organization...

I won't be watching, but I hope the Cards beat the snot out of Boston.

7 posted on 10/22/2013 4:09:38 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?

“....and his sodomite-enabling organization....”

Honestly? I’d buy the ticket.....but I’m glad to see that I’m not the only person who is upset about this.


8 posted on 10/22/2013 4:13:15 PM PDT by JoeDetweiler
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To: JoeDetweiler
I’d buy the ticket...

It would be fun to buy the ticket, sell it for fair market value, and donate the proceeds to Ted Cruz: 2016.

I would be lulled to sleep by the sounds of heads exploding all around Red England.

9 posted on 10/22/2013 4:19:16 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: JoeDetweiler

Whoever sold that ticket.... I hope they were wealthy enough to absorb the loss


10 posted on 10/22/2013 4:30:23 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

I vote “publicity stunt” for the site.

Never heard of it.

Smooth move, if you ask me...


11 posted on 10/22/2013 4:43:57 PM PDT by logi_cal869
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To: who knows what evil?
Red Sox as a team, the players, deserve respect.

Yes , the fact that Ortiz is vocabulary challenged and isn't the brightest bulb in the room notwithstanding.

Red Sox FANS however, are a different story.

Bunch of loud mouth fashion conscious pretentious com symps and morons who will get to see their team get slaughtered by the Cardinals.

Red Sox got lucky against Detroit, and they have no pitching.

Red Sox fans and Massachusetts suck.

12 posted on 10/22/2013 4:54:36 PM PDT by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: Rome2000

Lester, a heroic cancer survivor, Lackey, Bucholtz . . . Uehara . . . not bad pitching at all. Pedroia? Best pure baseball player in America. Boston? Bombed by Muslim terrorists. Go Red Sox!


13 posted on 10/22/2013 5:40:39 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: Rome2000

Hmmm... Yankee fan based in Florida?


14 posted on 10/22/2013 10:35:08 PM PDT by nutmeg (I don't always speak to Obama voters. But when I do, I order fries...)
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To: MrChips
Lester, a heroic cancer survivor, Lackey, Bucholtz . . . Uehara . . . not bad pitching at all. Pedroia? Best pure baseball player in America. Boston? Bombed by Muslim terrorists. Go Red Sox!

Amen to that! :-)

15 posted on 10/22/2013 10:35:34 PM PDT by nutmeg (I don't always speak to Obama voters. But when I do, I order fries...)
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To: nutmeg

Yankees and their fans suck too, and for the same reason as Boston fans.

Never set foot in Yankee Stadium and never will.

Saint Louis has a good club and decent folk.


16 posted on 10/23/2013 1:27:44 AM PDT by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: Osage Orange

That reminds me of what happened to me when I was a young man and single in college.

Was in this bar when this beautiful lady came up to me and asked if I’d buy her a drink. I said, “Well, I’m no
John D. Rockefeller, but I can buy you a drink.”

A little later she whispers “How about a dance?” I smiled and said, “Well, I’m no Fred Astaire, but I’ll dance with you.”

Later, she suggested that they go up to her room. “I’m no Cary Grant,” I replied, “but I’ll follow you up there.”

After a few drinks she says, “How about we make some fast love together?” I said, “Well, I’m no James Bond, but sure I’ll make some fast love with you.”

Afterward, she says, “How about fifty bucks?”

Getting dressed I said, “Well, I’m no gigolo, but I’ll take it.”


17 posted on 10/23/2013 4:03:43 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: nikos1121

Ha!!


18 posted on 10/23/2013 11:28:31 AM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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