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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Yankee madness

This entire item is from phil.mushnick at the New York Post. Admittedly, the new Yankee Stadium opens at the wrong time, at an economic downturn, but you wonder how this was ever supposed to work:

“Reader Gary Cicio, NYC podiatrist, did the research, and asks us to choose one of the two options to see a Mariners-Yankees game this season, and from the very best seats:

“Option 1: Two tickets to Tuesday night, June 30, Mariners at Yanks, cost for just the tickets, $5,000.

“Option 2: Two round-trip airline tickets to Seattle, Friday, Aug. 14, return Sunday the 16th, rental car for three days, two-night double occupancy stay in four-star hotel, two top tickets to both the Saturday and Sunday Yanks-Mariners games, two best-restaurant-in-town dinners for two. Total cost, $2,800. Plus-frequent flyer miles.”

http://www.nypost.com/seven/05082009/sports/moresports/kay_shills_as_fans_get_oaked_168207.htm?page=0