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RedSox and Yankees will be in London next year on June 29-30.

Discussion in 'Red Sox Forum' started by soxhop411, Mar 19, 2018.

  1. jungleboy

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  2. Preacher

    Preacher Well-Known Member Gold Supporter SoSH Member

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    Finally! I got 2 tix for Saturday (section 204) and 2 tix for Sunday (section 202). I just realized how expensive they were. I'll call it a Christmas present.
     
  3. Winger 03

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    I ended up getting 1 to go with the 2 from Monday. I kind of need 2 more, might have to head to StubHub.

    TM is a clown-show. Made it to the payment page 2x with 3 seats early on today only to get bounced.
     
  4. Preacher

    Preacher Well-Known Member Gold Supporter SoSH Member

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    I just went there and clicked the box that says "No Availability" and it found two tickets immediately. I would try again.
     
  5. jungleboy

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    Thanks, I tried again and there are still tickets left but only single tickets at 185+ pounds, and I wanted two in the 65-80 pound range.
     
  6. Winger 03

    Winger 03 Member SoSH Member

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    Yes, that is wast i saw as well, just singles.....
     
  7. Ale Xander

    Ale Xander Member SoSH Member

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    I love this though on the tmuk page:

    "A baseball game takes on average around 3 hours"
    Basebal game, maybe. Red Sox Yankees, we'll see.
     
  8. Hendu for Kutch

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    Managed to grab a single and "only" pay about $200 for it, but at least I'm in the park on Sunday. Still hoping my UK Baseball connection comes through for Saturday tickets, but while he still thinks it'll work out he has described MLB as "being a bit arsehole about everything".
     
  9. Al Zarilla

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    It must be fun watching a game in another country to see how the locals react to the different kinds of plays during the game, what they do (if anything besides walk into the stadium) pregame, etc. Any strong rivalry banter, or arguments between rival fans like you see in Boston or New York? Fight! Envy you guys going.
     
  10. sheamonu

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    In for Saturday but TM is an instrument of torture...
     
  11. Hendu for Kutch

    Hendu for Kutch Member SoSH Member

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    I went to see an English Premier League match when I went over to London two years ago for this exact reason. It was a blast watching and interacting with the locals, and this coming from someone who would care not one iota if soccer were to disappear from the face of the Earth tomorrow.
     
  12. InstaFace

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    I did this in Rio de Janeiro for a Flamenco match a few years ago, there was a bad penalty call against the home team, and suddenly the upper deck of the Maracana had a bunch of flares get lit up and thrown willy-nilly. Shit was literally on fire, and everyone acted like it was all normal and the cops in riot gear were just another part of the drama.

    Sometimes you don't gotta be there.
     
  13. slamminsammya

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    My experiences at Maracanã were the closest I've felt to a riot. All things considered they were perfectly normal matches for there.
     
  14. Verryfunny2

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    This was a disaster. 4 days of trying, no tickets. Ticketmaster is a disgrace. I was fuming behind my computer.
     
  15. Snedds

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    If it ends up anything like the NFL games here, there'll be little to no rivalry between fans. The atmosphere is likely to be more neutral with fans of all 30 MLB teams in attendance. They'll be going for the experience of watching a live baseball game more than anything.
     
  16. Bibsley

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    Wondering whether there's any way I can get away with wearing my Y*nkees Suck t-shirt!
     
  17. Wake49

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    Their reaction might be, “Really, mate? They’ve won 27 bloody championships.” But you could certainly give it a try.
     
  18. Soxfan in Fla

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    My mom lives over there. Had 2 computers going, 1 for each day and phone for MANY hours and got nothing. Ended up with 4 on Sunday through Stubhub for 1200 Quid total. Think it is OF seats.
     
  19. brs3

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    My wife was up at 5am on Monday, apparently Ticketmaster was such a cluster that the site crashed and by the time she could access tickets, most were gone and some were already on StubHub. We did luck out on Ticketmaster and got 4 tickets in the nosebleeds for the Sunday game.
     
  20. Winger 03

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    Any chatter out there about any more ticket drops? I need 2 more for Saturday and I'd like to avoid StubHub.
     
  21. Ale Xander

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    Ticket drops will probably be when it's too late to buy reasonable airfare.
     
  22. Winger 03

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    That is what I was thinking. Might as well get ripped by StubHub than the airlines. We have 3 of the 5 we need so we are going regardless but I'd like to put this behind me once and for all.
     

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