Hitting the Road for PNC Park

I recently had the opportunity to visit my tenth Major League Baseball stadium, PNC Park in Pittsburgh. A milestone like your tenth ballpark deserves to be a memorable visit, and mine definitely was!

You’ve probably heard how beautiful and wonderful PNC Park is, and I am here to tell you that all the hype is true!

Now, obviously the results on the field were not what I was looking for, but my trip to PNC Park was one that I will look back on fondly, and with a smile. The ballpark has a list of positives almost as long as the Allegheny River with just a few negatives.

Tickets

By the time this trip became a reality, tickets at the level I wanted were no longer available in pairs so I took to Stub Hub. I ended up paying around $52/ticket to sit in section 113. The face value price was $38. Either price is a bargain compared to what I would have paid to sit in a similar seat at most ballparks. My seat provided a great view of the Clemente Bridge and downtown Pittsburgh, which was a must for my first trip to PNC Park.

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View from 113

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View from 113

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View after the sun went down

Ticket tip: The ballpark tour guide said that the bleacher seats are not released until 10 days before a game so if you prefer that experience that is something to keep in mind.

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