The Cubs have announced three more private clubs for season ticket holders. Underneath the entire bowl of box seats will be private clubs where season ticket holders can spend a lot of money for an exclusive place to eat and drink before, during and after the game. The infield clubs have no views of the field and the bleacher club will have a peek into the Cubs bullpen.
It is another aspect of the Ricketts family trying to seize every dime from Cub fans who come to Lakeview for games.
But there is more.
business sports reporter, Darrem Rovell, the Cubs are marketing to
their season ticket holders a "piece" of the championship season.
Literally, a piece of the ivy from 2016.
The Cubs are offering up leaves of ivy that covered Wrigley
Field's outfield wall last season to season ticket holders — and the
price tag is $200 per leaf.
The team emailed premier clients and season ticket holders on
Tuesday offering the Ivy leaves that cover Wrigley Field's outfield
walls from the 2016 season. Typically discarded when the ivy turns to
red and sheds its leaves in November, the team, after the 2016 historic
season, instead chose to collect the leaves for the first time and have
them each authenticated with a hologram.
2,016 leaves will be sold. $403,200 in additional revenue to the Cubs.
How much more will premier season ticket holders have to pay to support their team?