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The Cost of a Beer and a Hot Dog at Every MLB Ballpark

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Ballpark Figures

A day at the ballpark is a summer ritual, and no game is complete without a cold beer and a hot dog. The price of a ticket to a Major League Baseball game edged up by 2.1% over 2019, the last season that fans were allowed to attend games. At stadiums such as Minute Maid Park, beers and dogs weren't exempt from a price hike, but few saw any significant price decreases. Here's what fans around the league paid for a draft and a frank this season in your city compared with the average cost of $6.72 and $5.32, respectively, according to data from the sports business news site Team Marketing Report.


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Fenway Park
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Boston Red Sox | Fenway Park

Price of a Beer: $8.50
Price of a Hot Dog: $6
The Red Sox are the league's most expensive team to see in 2021, according to the Team Marketing Report Fan Cost Index, which factors in variables such as parking, tickets, and concessions. Not surprisingly, dogs and beers are pricier than the league average, and the beers at Fenway are especially pricey considering they're only 12 ounces. Hot dogs went up 75 cents to $6.


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Wrigley Field
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Chicago Cubs | Wrigley Field

Price of a Beer: $9.75
Price of a Hot Dog: $6.25
For the third year in a row, the Chicago Cubs are the most expensive game in the Windy City, according to the Team Marketing Report Fan Cost Index, which factors in variables such as parking, tickets, and concessions. Wrigley's $9.75 beers — the No. 4 most expensive in the league and 25 cents more than 2019's price — don't help. On the plus side, hot dogs fell in price 25 cents, so it evens out.

Minute Maid Park
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Houston Astros | Minute Maid Park

Price of a Beer: $7.50
Price of a Hot Dog: $5.75
In 2017, the Astros gave their city a World Series trophy and 101 regular-season wins. This year, they're still sitting in third place among teams on the Fan Cost Index with an overall cost increase of 3%. Part of the increase came from hikes in the prices for beer and tube steaks, $1 and 25 cents, respectively.

Yankee Stadium
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New York Yankees | Yankee Stadium

Price of a Beer: $6
Price of a Hot Dog:  $3
The older of New York's two teams sells beer and hot dogs for the same prices as 2019. But before you dash off to the next double-header, keep in mind that the New York Yankees hit you with parking fees and game tickets that are among the most expensive in the major league.

Nationals Park
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Washington Nationals | Nationals Park

Price of a Beer: $9.50
Price of a Hot Dog: $7.25
The Nationals finished their disappointing 2020 season 17 games back from the division leader. But a hot dog and a beer are above the league average at Nationals Park, and increased in price. In 2019, beers were $9, and hot dogs were $7.

Dodger Stadium
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Los Angeles Dodgers | Dodger Stadium

Price of a Beer: $6.75
Price of a Hot Dog: $6.75
The No. 6 priciest team in baseball is the L.A. Dodgers, who justified the expense with a  World Series crown in 2020. The team stands out as one of only two in the league that charge the same amount for a brew and a dog, with the beer price up 50 cents over 2019.

AT&T Park
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San Francisco Giants | AT&T Park

Price of a Beer: $9
Price of a Hot Dog: $6.75
San Francisco is not a cheap city by any means. And the Giants remain one of the most expensive teams in the league despite their poor game record in 2020. A relatively puny 14-ounce beer costs $9, and a hot dog is almost $1.50 over the league average, and that’s up 25 cents from 2019. 

Globe Life Park
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Texas Rangers | Globe Life Park

Price of a Beer: $7
Price of a Hot Dog: $6
The Fan Cost Index of going to a Rangers game shot up in 2021, propelling the team from 15th most expensive to 8th. The cost of a beer went up a full dollar over 2019, but to be fair, they are substantial full-pint pours.   

Citizens Bank Park sign
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Philadelphia Phillies | Citizens Bank Park

Price of a Beer: $10
Price of a Hot Dog: $3
The Phillies have some of the most expensive beer in the league this season, with an increase of $4 over 2019. But the cost of a wiener is one of the lowest in the league, and it decreased a dollar since 2019. Can't win them all.

Busch Stadium
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St. Louis Cardinals | Busch Stadium

Price of a Beer: $5
Price of a Hot Dog: $5.25
Although they're one of the 10 most expensive teams to see overall, the Cards have held prices pretty steady in terms of beers and hot dogs, with hot dogs increasing only 25 cents over 2019. Busch is one of just a handful of stadiums where it costs more for a soft drink ($6.50) than it does for beer or hot dogs at the game. 

Safeco Field
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Seattle Mariners | Safeco Field

Price of a Beer: $5
Price of a Hot Dog: $6.75
A beer at Safeco Field is $1.72 below the league average and a hot dog is now $1.43 above average. That's quite the cost differential. Beer prices held steady for the second season in a row, but hot dogs went up 25 cents.

Citi Field
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New York Mets | Citi Field

Price of a Beer: $11.75
Price of a Hot Dog: $7
At $1.68 above average, hot dogs at New York Mets games are definitely expensive. In fact, they're the second-priciest in the major leagues. That's child's play, however, compared with the double-digit cost of a brew. At $11.75, beers at Citi Field blow away the $10 MLB's second-priciest drafts.

New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox
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Chicago White Sox | Guaranteed Rate Field

Price of a Beer: $7.50
Price of a Hot Dog: $5
White Sox fans get a break on the price of hot dogs compared with the Major League average. Beers, however, are more expensive. The price tag on a draft starts to look better when you consider that they come in 16-ounce cups, which isn't huge, but is certainly a step up from the 12- and 14-ounce standard.

Oriole Park at Camden Yards Exterior
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Baltimore Orioles | Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Price of a Beer: $10
Price of a Hot Dog: $6.50

The 2021 Fan Cost Index at Oriole Park in Baltimore soared 29.4% over the 2019 prices, the biggest increase in the league by far. How did that happen? Well, a $6 increase in beer price and a $5 increase in hot dog price will do it. It used to be one of the cheapest places to see a game, but no longer.

Progressive Field
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Cleveland Indians | Progressive Field

Price of a Beer: $5.50
Price of a Hot Dog: $4.75
After clinching a wild card spot in the 2020 playoffs, the Indians were quickly dispatched by the Yankees. Nonetheless, the team still offers their fans beers that cost more than a dollar less than the league average and hot dogs that are 57 cents cheaper than average.

Suntrust Park
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Atlanta Braves | SunTrust Park

Price of a Beer: $5
Price of a Hot Dog: $4.75
The Braves' fans savored the team’s better-than-expected season this year with a cheap trip to the SunTrust Park concession stands, where beer and franks cost below average. Beers are a full $1.72 cheaper than the league average and hot dogs are a good deal, as well, even after going up 25 cents since 2019.

Oakland Alameda Coliseum
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Oakland Athletics | Oakland Alameda Coliseum

Price of a Beer: $6.50
Price of a Hot Dog: $5.75
You're saving 22 cents compared with the league average when you buy a brew at Oakland Alameda Coliseum, but you’re losing 43 cents when you buy a hot dog. 



Miller Park
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Milwaukee Brewers | American Family Insurance Field

Price of a Beer: $8.50
Price of a Hot Dog: $6.75
You would think that the home of the Brewers would have beer cheaper then $8.50, a substantial increase over the 2019 price, but it's for a full pint pour. Hot dogs, meanwhile, rose 75 cents to this year’s price of $6.75.

Target Field
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Minnesota Twins | Target Field

Price of a Beer: $5.50
Price of a Hot Dog: $4
The brewski and dog prices at Target Field are way below the league average, despite beer going up 50 cents over 2019. But it's not as exciting as it sounds, because those beers are a measly 12 ounces.   

Kauffman Stadium 2017
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Kansas City Royals | Kauffman Stadium

Price of a Beer: $5.50
Price of a Hot Dog: $4
The prices at Kauffman Stadium did a flip-flop from 2019. A cup of beer went up $1.50, while the price of a hot dog dropped by a full $1.75. That'll help a lot of families feed their kids at a game for less.

Great American Ballpark
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Cincinnati Reds | Great American Ballpark

Price of a Beer: $6.50  
Price of a Hot Dog: $5.75
It seems like the Reds will finish out this season with a record pretty close to 2020's, and similarly, the price of stadium snacks hardly changed since 2019. A beer will still set you back $6.50, while a hot dog will cost you 25 cents more.

Comerica Park
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Detroit Tigers | Comerica Park

Price of a Beer: $5
Price of a Hot Dog: $5.50
Motor City's Tigers have had some dismal recent seasons, and their 2021 record is only looking slightly better. Thankfully for fans, the prices of a beer stayed the same at a cheap 5 bucks, though a hot dog went up 50 cents. 

Coors Field
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Colorado Rockies | Coors Field

Price of a Beer: $3
Price of a Hot Dog: $5.75
Like the Cardinals, the Rockies' stadium has beer right there in the name. Diehard fans in the Mile High City are rewarded with the cheapest suds in the entire Major Leagues. The team's $3 beers are even cheaper than their sodas ($4.75).

An aerial view of Petco Park, home of the Padres
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San Diego Padres | Petco Park

Price of a Beer: $5
Price of a Hot Dog: $6.75
The Padres hiked their hot dog prices by $1.50 this year, but the team, which exists in the crowded Southern California market, still offers up a reasonably priced brew. The price of a beer went down a buck and is now $1.75 less than a dog.

Angel Stadium
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Los Angeles Angels | Angel Stadium

Price of a Beer: $5
Price of a Hot Dog: $5.50
Unlike the Dodgers, the Los Angeles Angels baseball team takes it easy on its fans at the concession stand. Hot dogs are only 18 cents above the league average, but the real savings are found at the beer tap, where a 12-ounce draft is $1.72 cheaper than average.

PNC Park
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Pittsburgh Pirates | PNC Park

Price of a Beer: $6.50
Price of a Hot Dog: $3.75
The No. 4 cheapest overall game to see in all of baseball is the Pittsburgh Pirates. Hot dogs are much cheaper than the league average despite going up 25 cents this season, and a hefty 16-ounce beer is still under the average price.

Tropicana Field
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Tampa Bay Rays | Tropicana Field

Price of a Beer: $5
Price of a Hot Dog: $5
Just two teams are a better bargain than the Rays in all of Major League Baseball. Neither the price of a beer or hot dog changed since 2019, and both are still plenty under the league average.

Marlins Park
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Miami Marlins | Marlins Park

Price of a Beer: $5
Price of a Hot Dog: $3
The second-least expensive game to see in the Major Leagues is at Marlins Park in Miami. Only one other stadium sells hot dogs for less than they do at $3, same as Yankee Stadium.

Chase Field
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Arizona Diamondbacks | Chase Field

Price of a Beer: $4
Price of a Hot Dog: $2
The Arizona Diamondbacks are the cheapest overall team to see in baseball yet again — they've held that title since 2009. Beers and hot dogs are well below the league average, which is especially impressive considering the beers are 14 ounces. 

Rogers Centre
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Toronto Blue Jays | Rogers Centre

Price of a Beer: $7.50
Price of a Hot Dog: $6
The Toronto Blue Jays are an outlier this year because of COVID-19 precautions. Due to the U.S./Canadian border closure, they were not able to return to their home stadium until July 30th, playing the rest of the season at other non-MLB stadiums in the U.S. Because of that, their Fan Cost Index is the highest in the league, though it's not a good indicator of prices at Rogers Centre.