Fan purchases ticket to World Series Game 1 for only $6 online

Fan purchases ticket to World Series Game 1 for only $6 online

Fan purchases ticket to World Series Game 1 for only $6 online

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by CBS Sports

KMOV.com

Posted on October 22, 2013 at 7:42 AM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 22 at 7:42 AM

Talk about a steal. Thanks to what I can only assume was a massive screw up, a fan was able to purchase a ticket to Game 1 of the World Series for only $6 on StubHub on Monday. The buyer sent Deadspin a copy of his email confirmation for proof:

The ticket itself was only $3 with the StubHub service fee accounting for the other $3. Pretty sweet deal. The best available price for that section -- Right Field Box 97 -- is $759.00 right now, with most tickets over $850 and closer to $1,000. Here is the obligatory seating map:

Someone really, really screwed up. I'm guessing they misplaced a decimal point, but even in that case the ticket was either way underpriced ($300.00?) or way overpriced ($3,000.00?). I legitimately feel bad for the seller, assuming this was a mistake and not just an act of kindness.

 

If I was the buyer, I'd resell the ticket for a massive profit, then buy a ticket in a lower priced section and pocket whatever was leftover. But that's just me and I'm kind of a jerk.

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