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2020 World Series Tickets Sell Out Quickly

Tickets to the World Series in Arlington, Texas sold out within 90 minutes.

On the same day they were released for purchase, 2020 World Series tickets are sold out. The Fall Classic is being held at Globe Life Field, the new home of the Texas Rangers as Major League Baseball is using a bubble style format for their playoffs in the pandemic shortened season.

We don’t even know yet which teams will be playing, but demand for live sporting events is extremely high in the United States right now. Major League Baseball played their regular season without fans inside stadiums. The Wild Card and Division Series rounds have seen only family allowed inside some stadiums.

Limited World Series Tickets Creates High Demand

According to Front Office Sports, 11,550 tickets for each game at Globe Life Field were made available. That’s approximately 29% capacity.

The tickets, starting at $75.00, were sold out withing 90 minutes. Third party prices have sky-rocketed, with some starting at well over $400.

Tickets have been hard to come by for sports fans as stadiums and arenas around the country have kept their doors closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are seeing the demand for access increase as some NFL teams have begun to allow limited number of fans to attend games. Major League Baseball is now following by allowing fans to be in the seats for the National League Championship Series as well as the World Series – both being played in Arlington, Texas. No fans will be allowed in the American League Championship Series, which will be played at Petco Park in San Diego.

Fans Must Follow Protocols

Protocols for fans include:

  • Mandatory masks, unless a fan is eating or drinking. They will be provided if fans forget or lose theirs.
  • Fans had to purchase one pod – each with four tickets – and each pod would be at least six feet apart.
  • No fans are allowed to be within 20 feet from the field, bullpen or dugout.
  • There will be no temperature checks of fans entering the ballpark, but health officials recommend “self-screening” of known COVID-19 symptoms, including fever, chills and loss of taste.
  • No bags will be allowed inside the ballpark and the same goes for outside food. All food purchased at concessions stands “will be pre-packaged upon purchase.”
  • No paper tickets or cash will be accepted.

The World Series is slated to begin on Oct. 20.

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