Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz is hitting .733 with two homers, two doubles and six RBIs in the 2013 World Series. In his three World Series, Ortiz is hitting .465, best-ever among players with at least 50 plate appearances.
One of the most anticipated moments of any baseball season occurs when ceremonial first pitches are thrown at each of 30 major-league ballparks. Often the identity of the persons or persons doing the honors is kept a secret until the last minute. Here’s the lineup of the 2013 VIPs:
Fans in the know are as likely to buy Major League Baseball tickets based on scheduled giveaways and promotions as on the opponent. Here then is a list to help introduce you to this aspect of game attendance.