On Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 the Cleveland Indians announced they would be rolling back concession prices for the 2013 season as a result of fan demand for better deals at Progressive Field.
View the official Cleveland Indians press release here.
“We’ve asked our fans what they want most in their ballpark experience at Progressive Field, and more affordable concessions prices routinely top the list,” said Indians president Mark Shapiro. “This is a way for us to let fans know we’re listening to them and that we value them.”
Most notably, hot dog prices will start at just $3 while 12 oz. domestic beer prices will be $4. The Indians will also reduce the prices of nachos, pretzels, popcorn, pizza, and bratwurst. Soda refills will be just $2
The Indians also will have a total of 15 “Dollar Dog Nights” at Progressive Field, an increase of six over the total number during the 2012 season.
The Indians had an image problem a portion of their fan base that felt the team and their ownership was more concerned with lining their pockets than providing a quality product on their field and a family-friendly environment at the park. During the offseason they have made great strides in changing that image by signing premier free agents and making a day at the ballpark more affordable.
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