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Father’s Day gifts: 5 things to do with Dad for under $150

Father's Day gifts are around the corner, and we're spending the most Father's Day bucks this year on experiences. This suggests we want to spend time with Dad, more than anything. With that in mind, here are 5 suggestions for Father's Day outings that won't break the bank.

- Correspondent

Roy Oswalt pitches for the Triple-A Round Rock Express during a baseball game against the Albuquerque Isotopes on June 2, 2012, in Round Rock, Texas. Minor league baseball games are a great way to enjoy Father's Day without the major league price tag. (Alberto Martinez/Austin-American Statesman/AP/File)

2. Baseball game ($7 and up)

Depending on where you live (and how well your team is doing), baseball games are a relatively cheap way to enjoy warm summer evenings. The relaxed pace of baseball makes it a pleasant outing even for nonsports fans. Furthermore, it’s early in the Major League Baseball season, so tickets won't be hard to come by in most cases. To catch a game at Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, you can get single-game seats for $28 each (or less, if you don’t mind standing).

Or even less, if you don’t mind going late. According to a recent Boston Globe report, the current Red Sox season has been so lousy that the team is literally giving away tickets midgame.

Another cheap option: Hit up a minor league game. The Red Sox’ Triple A feeder team, The Pawtucket Red Sox, offers box seats to their home games for $11, and adult general admission seats for only $7.


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