The Real Cost of a Baseball Pilgrimage

By Judith Sjo-Gaber - 2012-06-09T17:34:12Z

Photograph by John Smierciak/AP Photo???

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Third Stop: U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago

Arrive in time for a night game with the White Sox. This stadium, which has been described as a concrete megalith, opened in 1991 with 11 elevators, a fireworks launching pad and six outdoor pet-check kennels (yes, you can take your pet to the game). It was renamed U.S. Cellular Field in 2003, and when it was later renovated infield dirt was transported from the old Comiskey Park.

$70: White Sox game. Ticket is for premium lower box, on third base side ($64) plus convenience fee ($3.50) plus order fee ($2.00)
$25: Parking
$4: Program
$25: Chicago White Sox Game Franchise Fitted Cap

Running Tally: $1,364