Ticket prices for Cub’s possible World Series clincher are ridiculously high


In what is sure to be what of the more historic games in the 102 years of Wrigley Filed, Cubs face the Los Angeles Dodgers in a NLCS Game 6 playoff game that could send the Northsiders to the World Series and it has ticket prices going through the roof. Second-market value for tonight’s game are said to be quite high across the board. After the Cubs victory in Game 5, several ticket reselling sites saw an increase of 9-13% for tonight’s ticket prices. Vivid Seats has the median price for a Cubs ticket for Game 6 is $749. The most expensive tickets according to StubHub are right-field line tickets have reached the astronomical price of $279,999.66. Yes, that’s real. Would that still be worth it if the Cubs don’t win?

Here are some of the prices reported by today by Crain’s Chicago Business reported.

500-level: $478
400-level: $600
200-level: $581
100-level: $650
Club field level: $1,650
Bleachers: $892

The other big ticket in town is the Broadway musical smash ‘Hamilton’ at the Private Bank Theatre right off State St. Some lucky people who were lucky enough to score tickets for that show are trying to trade their tickets for tickets tonight’s Cubs game or possible World Series tickets. CBS 2 got the whole thing here in this report, note the guy who didn’t tell his wife that he made be trading their Hamilton tickets for Cubs tickets.

The first pitch is at 7:08 PM at Wrigley Field. With so much anticipation and high ticket prices, Cubs fans should beware of scalpers selling counterfeit tickets in Wrigleyville.