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09-03-2004, 11:07 PM
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Originally Posted by broadwayblue
it's just that you stated it unfairly. claiming that it costs a family of 4 over $500 to attend the game when there are 3 ticket levels (400's, 300's, 200's) that would get this family in to the Garden for 20% to 50% of that price is like saying that the price of a new car is over $50,000. it can be...but that doesn't mean it has to. i would agree that the average cost of bringing a family of 4 to a game at MSG (with tickets, food, souvenirs, parking, tolls, etc.) is probably between $300 and $400...although you could spend less, or more.

OK and you think the average Joe can afford that? Going to a Baseball game costs about $50 bucks for two! The ticket prices have gotten too hi just like salaries. In my honest opinion one of the problems today is there is no clear cut BEST player to judge against. Before you had Gretzky, Coffey, and Roy as the best of the best in their positions, so therefore no one should make anywhere near what Gretzky was making because they will never touch his records or numbers. Gretzky was also a player that loved the NHL and didn't demand to be paid insane money his WHOLE career.

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