Seating Location vs. Ticket Prices at The Home Run Derby

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The Home Run Derby is meant to showcase some of Major League Baseball’s strongest hitters, with the goal of hitting as many home runs as possible. This annual event takes place ahead of the Major League Baseball All-Star game, intended to draw attention to each power hitter. This competition attracts large crowds each year, and the demand is much greater in seating locations where fans have the best chance to catch a home run. This year, the price of a bleacher seat is up 1500% compared to a regular season bleacher seat, while the infield box seats are only up 440%.