Yankees Slash Ticket Prices For 2010

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The bad economy has forced the New York Yankees to rethink its uber-aggressive ticket pricing. It already cut prices at its new stadium once, back in April, and now buyers of premium seats will get an even better deal in 2010.

CNBC has exclusively obtained the 2010 ticket price list that the Yankees will send out to its season ticket holders in the coming days and prices for more than 80 per cent of the stadium will remain the same.

Some of the highest price seats will see reductions of up to 40 per cent, including those in the Legends area and the Delta Sky 360 Suite. The first level of non-premium suites, which are one level up behind home plate, will be reduced from $325 to $250 or $235 per game per seat, depending on the location. To account for the challenging environment, the Yankees had already given some fans in these areas extra tickets to each game.

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