ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays are offering a pass for fans to attend all home games in a month for $49, or the entire 81-game slate for $249, with a standing room only ticket.
Fans who buy the Ballpark Pass will have several viewing areas available on a first-come basis — including the centerfield porch, party deck above leftfield, the Ballpark and Rec bar, and the leftfield ledge drink rail — but not a seat. (The Rays say they will enforce keeping standing room only ticket holders from moving into seating areas.)
The Pass went on sale Monday via raysbaseball.com; the team initially plans to sell about 750, but could make more available. Pass buyers can add a guest pass per game (currently $10, but that could change) and/or upgrade to seats on a per-game basis. There are no blackout dates. Several other teams have offered similar ticket pass programs.
The Pass is the latest low-price option to try to boost what has been among league-low attendance, as the Rays previously announced that $10 tickets would be available to all home games in the Party Deck and select lower-level areas.
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