U of A - Today

By Staff Reports
Arizona Daily Wildcat
October 29, 1996

Fact of the Day

The average professional baseball ticket price in 1991 was $8.64. In 1996 the same ticket sold for $11.20 - a 29.6 percent increase.

NBA tickets in 1991 cost on average $23.24. Over the last five years the cost increased 36.8 percent to $31.80.

NFL tickets had the highest increase, rising 41.8 percent over the past five years. In 1991 fans paid $25.21 for a ticket. By 1996 they were paying $35.74 for the same ticket.

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