Yankees And Mets Are Among Baseball’s Biggest Online Ticket Fee Gougers

A new study released by Rep. Weiner shows that Yankees and Mets fans are bleeding more than just their team colors, they’re also getting gouged with some of the highest online ticketing fees in baseball.

The study, which surveyed 30 different online ticketing websites, found the fees were high and arbitrary, with no consistency between teams, ticket prices and ticket vendors. You might buy a $5 Yankee ticket, only to pay $9.40 in convenience charges ($3.30 processing fee, $3.60 convenience fee, and a $2.50 printing fee) – a 188% markup.

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