Rams will raise ticket prices
After seeing a resurgence with rookie quarterback Sam Bradford, season ticket holders for the St. Louis Rams are going to have to pay more to see Act II.
Well, most of them will have to pay more. The Rams are boosting ticket prices for the majority of seats in the Edward Jones Dome in 2011.
According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, most ticket prices will increase from $4 to $7 a game. Kevin Demoff, the team’s executive vice president, said that tickets in the top levels of the stadium will remain flat. Fans can still get in to see a game for $25.
The club informed season ticket holders over the weekend.
"This is the first time in four years that we've raised prices," Demoff said. "So we're trying to claw our way back slowly but surely to make sure that we can have the revenue base to remain competitive."
Per Thomas, the Rams did not raise ticket prices for the first five seasons in St. Louis. Then, when the Greatest Show on Turf hit, the team raised prices in eight consecutive seasons. After not having raised prices since 2007, it’s understandable what the club is doing even if it happens at an odd time with the labor situation.
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