Play It Forward Oct. 30-Nov. 5: The last (two) at Dodger Stadium with a November hue
By Tom Hoffarth
Ranking the top 10 sports events Oct. 30-Nov. 5 you won’t want to miss:
NO. 1: 113th WORLD SERIES
ASTROS AT DODGERS
Details/TV: Game 6 at Dodger Stadium, Tuesday, 5:20 p.m., Ch. 11 (with Game 7 Wednesday at 5:20 p.m., if necessary).
Never thought you’d be looking forward to a Halloween at Dodger Stadium, eh? Come dressed as your favorite Dodger and see if you can sneak through security.
And don’t be spooked by the StubHub.com prices that have recently posted for Game 6 – the lowest-priced seats at the very top of the reserved level far down by the foul poles, are going for about $920-plus. The so-called “best value” is a $4,995 spot in the club section on the first-base line, and there is a $25,000 dugout club seat in row AA if you wish – not you, Marlins Man. Let’s not even dip into what’s being made available for a possible Game 7.
One thing we did notice during Game 1 and 2 at Dodger Stadium was how, at times, it didn’t seem to be “World Series” enough for those who put up the big bucks to attend such two memorable contests. Between innings, the video boards still had those trivial fan contests – find the ball under the baseball cap, and whatever they do with throwing ping-pong balls into a plastic cup – that feel more appropriate when you’re just trying to pass the time during a regular-season contest. There was far too many “Make Noise!” coaxing, as if the fans couldn’t figure it out. And all the celebrity shots in the stands. Really? Would it be too much to ask for a few more historic World Series clips with Vin Scully narration from past Dodgers’ Fall Classic victories? Find a company to sponsor it. We’re sure they’d be happy […]