Children ages 2 and under do not need tickets to enter Wrigley Field for a Cubs game; however, they must sit on the lap of an adult. As of 2014, for all fans over the age of 2, single-game ticket prices range from the low $20s to the upper $200s.
In addition to single-game tickets, fans may purchase ticket packs, season tickets and group tickets. Throughout the baseball season, there are various special events suitable for families. Different promotions and giveaways are offered, and at the conclusion of some games, children are permitted to run the bases on the field.Learn More
Jack Chesbro, Ed Walsh, Christy Mathewson, Walter Johnson, Joe McGinnity, Smoky Joe Wood, Pete Alexander, Cy Young, Jim Bagby, Jack Coombs, Lefty Grove, Denny McLain and Dizzy Dean are the 13 MLB pitchers who have won 30 games in a season as of 2014. McLain, the most recent 30-game winner, accomplished the feat in 1968. McLain had a record of 31-6 and led the Detroit Tigers to the World Series.Full Answer >
As of 2014, there are 30 Major League Baseball teams. Fifteen teams are in the National League, while the American League also has 15 teams. The majority of cities or regions have only one team, but some cities like New York, Chicago and the greater Los Angeles area have two teams.Full Answer >
The Boston Red Sox traded Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees because the pitcher and outfielder demanded more money than Boston's ownership was willing to pay. On Dec. 26, 1919, the Yankees purchased Ruth's contract for $125,000 and $300,000 in loans. The trade, and subsequent inability to win the World Series for more than 80 years, was known as "The Curse of the Bambino."Full Answer >
Of all MLB records, Pete Rose's 4,256 career hits stand tallest. Rose's longevity — more than 3,500 games played — and consistency at the plate — have been matched by few others.Full Answer >