Biggest Markups on Opening-Day Tickets

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2013-03-28T12:17:01Z

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Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have produced the biggest percentage markup among Major League Baseball teams for tickets to their home openers, according to Bloomberg Rankings. The defending American League champions' average face-value price for a ticket to their April 5 game against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park is $41.44 and the average resale price is $202.84, a 389.5 percent increase, based on data compiled by ticket aggregator TiqIQ.

2013 Opening Day: April 5, 2013

Average face-value opening-day ticket: $41.44

Average resale-value opening-day ticket: $202.84

Difference between face and real value: 389.5%

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