Archive for the ‘Tickets’ Category
Sunday, January 22, 2012 – Solomon Pond Mall, Marlborough, MA
Red Sox Road Trip
The weekend before the start of ticket sales for the 2012 season, the Red Sox held their annual road trip, taking the World Series trophies and ticket vouchers to locations around New England. This year the schedule worked well for me so that [...]
Saturday, December 10, 2011 – Fenway Park
The Great Fenway Park Yard Sale
This Saturday marked the first wave of ticket sales for the 2012 season. There was a lot going on, with two invitation-only events at the ballpark – Christmas at Fenway and the Great Fenway Park Yard Sale – plus 4-game ticket packages and individual [...]
Sunday, January 24, 2010 – Freeport, Maine
Red Sox Road Trip
Last year the Red Sox started a Red Sox Road Trip on the weekend preceding ticket sales. They took the 2004 and 2007 World Series trophies across New England giving fans the chance to get their pictures taken and pick up vouchers good for two tickets [...]
It’s Fever Pitch Re-enactment Day!
Today was that highly-anticipated day when my Tenth Man Plan tickets arrived. It’s always been so stressful! First of all, I live in an apartment building. The front door of the building, where the buzzers are, leads to the street. But I always go in the back door, where the parking [...]
Red Sox tickets went on sale today, and I managed to get tickets to all the games I wanted… eventually. But it wasn’t easy!
It’s frustrating enough to stare at the Virtual Waiting Room windows refreshing over and over on three different computers, but it’s even worse to get in and then spend half an hour [...]
Sunday, January 18, 2009 – Pheasant Lane Mall, Nashua, NH
This weekend the Sox were doing a Red Sox Road Trip, where they brought the 2004 and 2007 World Series trophies to malls around New England and distributed vouchers for this week’s ticket pre-sale. My friend and I headed to the Nashua, NH, stop on Sunday [...]
And it only took 8 1/2 hours of staring at the Virtual Waiting Room windows on 3 different computers.
Time for a quick history of Sox Pax…
Back in 1999, the Red Sox sold 6-game “Value Packs”, which were actually discounted from the regular prices, and were spread out with one game a month. I lived in [...]
It may be called the Virtual Waiting Room, but there’s nothing virtual about the stress it causes…
Spring Training tickets went on sale this morning, which meant I was camped out in front of three different computers, watching the Virtual Waiting Room refresh itself every thirty seconds. Luckily I had some help from my cat, [...]