Comparing Beer, Hot Dog, and Ticket Prices at Major League Baseball Parks

Baseball is back! Fans can rejoice because baseball season is in full swing, and stadiums should be back to normal capacity in 2022. The downside? You'll pay a higher price this year for a beer and hotdog at your favorite stadium. If you're curious about how much fans paid for baseball foods and drinks last year, look no further than our "Comparing Hot Dog and Beer Prices at Baseball Parks" infographic below. This helpful illustration is full of fun facts about beer and hot dog prices at different ballparks.

Baseball Prices Infographic

Ever wonder how much it costs to buy a beer at Fenway Park or a hot dog at Coors Field? Well, wonder no more. We crunched the numbers for all thirty major league ballparks and compiled this illustrated guide for baseball lovers across the country.

Which Ballparks Charge the Least (And the Most) For a Beer?

beer in clear plastic cup

Have you ever wondered which baseball stadium has the cheapest beer? How about the most expensive? Below, we'll investigate the highest and lowest priced beers you can buy at baseball stadiums across the country.

Cheapest Baseball Parks for Beer

You may be surprised to learn that you can still snag a $3 beer at Coors Field! Check out the list of ballparks that sell beer for $5 or under:

  • Colorado Rockies (Coors Field) : $3
  • Arizona Diamondbacks (Chase Field): $4
  • Atlanta Braves (Truist Park): $5
  • Detroit Tigers (Comerica Park): $5
  • Los Angeles Angels (Angel Stadium of Anaheim): $5
  • Miami Marlins (LoanDepot Park): $5
  • San Diego Padres (Petco Park): $5
  • Seattle Mariners (T-Mobile Park): $5
  • St. Louis Cardinals (Busch Stadium): $5
  • Tampa Bay Rays (Tropicana Field): $5

Most Expensive Baseball Parks for Beer

Camden Yards used to offer one of the most affordable beers around, but the Baltimore Orioles stadium is now on the list of most expensive beers.

  • New York Mets (Citi Field): $11.75
  • Baltimore Orioles (Camden Yards): $10
  • Philadelphia Phillies (Citizens Bank Park): $10
  • Chicago Cubs (Wrigley Field): $9.75
  • Washington Nationals (Nationals Park): $9.50

Fun Fact: An estimated 14.6 million beers (about 1.2 million gallons) are sold at major league stadiums every year. That’s enough to fill 1.7 Olympic-size swimming pools.

Which Ballparks Charge the Least (And the Most) for a Hot Dog?

hot dogs on hot dog roller

Nothing is better than spending a summer afternoon watching the home team play and munching on a hot dog. But which baseball stadiums offer the cheapest and most expensive hot dogs? Find out below.

Cheapest Baseball Parks for Hot Dogs

  • Arizona Diamondbacks (Chase Field): $2
  • Philadelphia Phillies (Citizens Bank Park): $3
  • New York Yankees (Yankee Stadium): $3
  • Miami Marlins (LoanDepot Park): $3
  • Pittsburgh Pirates (PNC Park): $3.75

Most Expensive Baseball Parks for Hot Dogs

  • Washington Nationals (Nationals Park): $7.25
  • New York Mets (Citi Field): $7
  • San Francisco (Giants Oracle Park): $6.75
  • Milwaukee Brewers (American Family Field): $6.75
  • Los Angeles Dodgers (Dodger Stadium): $6.75
  • San Diego Padres (Petco Park): $6.75
  • Seattle Mariners (T-Mobile Park): $6.75

Fun Fact: An estimated 22 million hot dogs are sold yearly at major league ballparks. Lined up from end-to-end, that’s 3,100 miles, or about the distance from Boston to San Francisco.

What’s the Total Amount You Would Spend at a Game?

If you add up the cost of two tickets, two beers, and two hotdogs, the total amount adds up very quickly. We calculated the total cost for three of the most affordable games compared to three of the most expensive stadiums to attend.

Miami Marlins (LoanDepot Park):

  • Ticket: $48
  • Hot Dog: $3
  • Beer: $5
  • Total: $56

It would cost a total of $112 for you and a friend to go to a game. The average per capita income in Miami, FL is $28,804 or $13.85 an hour. You would need to work a total of 8.09 hours to pay for the game.

Pittsburgh Pirates (PNC Park)

  • Ticket: $47
  • Hot Dog: $3.75
  • Beer: $6.50
  • Total: $57.25

It would cost a total of $114.50 for you and a friend to go to a game. The average per capita income in Pittsburgh, PA is $34,803 or $16.39 an hour. You would need to work a total of 6.99 hours to pay for the game.

Arizona Diamondbacks (Chase Field)

  • Ticket: $56
  • Hot Dog: $2
  • Beer: $4
  • Total: $62

It would cost a total of $124 for you and a friend to go to a game. The average per capita income in Phoenix, AZ is $29,343 or $14.11 an hour. You would need to work a total of 8.79 hours to pay for the game.

Houston Astros (Minute Maid Park)

  • Ticket: $72
  • Hot Dog: $5.75
  • Beer: $7.50
  • Total: $77.75

It would cost a total of $155.50 for you and a friend to go to a game. The average per capita income in Houston, TX is $32,5210 or $15.64 an hour. You would need to work a total of 9.94 hours to pay for the game.

Chicago Cubs (Wrigley Field)

  • Ticket: $83
  • Hot Dog: $6.25
  • Beer: $9.75
  • Total: $99

It would cost a total of $198 for you and a friend to go to a game. The average per capita income in Chicago, IL is $37,103 or $17.843 an hour. You would need to work a total of 11.10 hours to pay for the game.

Boston Red Sox (Fenway Park)

  • Ticket: $98
  • Hot Dog: $6
  • Beer: $8.50
  • Total: $112.50

It would cost a total of $225 for you and a friend to go to a game. The average per capita income in Boston, MA is $44,690 or $21.49 an hour. You would need to work a total of 10.47 hours to pay for the game.

What’s the Average Attendance for All Teams?

The number of fans that attend baseball games fluctuates annually. As you already know, 2020 was a rough year for baseball (and the world). Below, we've listed the average attendance for all baseball teams for the past three years:

  • 2021 Average Attendance: 18,900
  • 2020 Average Attendance: 0
  • 2019 Average Attendance: 28,317

Fun Fact: The most expensive ticket ever sold went for $9,999 in a 2009 World Series ticket at the brand new Yankee Stadium!

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Posted in: Infographics | By Nora Fulmer
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