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How can a baseball game be sold out yet have empty seats?

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Not only explains all the reasons this could be happening... but also gives you tips on how to get tickets to almost any game for next to nothing.

Wait, how do I buy sold out tickets? Go to the cashier?

Inside the stadium, big patches of seats were empty, especially in the upper deck. Outside, along King Street, the cashiers never ran out of tickets, even as they called the game a sellout. "We always have something to sell," one said after closing in the sixth inning.

No, silly! Use the FORCE... the Force of the web.

"At 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, more than 3,500 tickets for that night's game were being offered by season-ticket holders and brokers on five online sites for as little as $2, according to FanSnap, a search engine for ticket buyers."

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