Blue Bell Park General Admission Tickets on Sale Now

By: Shane McAuliffe Email
By: Shane McAuliffe Email

As crews raced to finish Blue Bell Park Friday morning, students lined up to fill up the stadium for the first time.

"Super excited. Can't wait to see how it is. I've been waiting a long time to see opening day," said Aggie sophomore Cameron Temperton.

Temperton will have a seat for the Aggie season opener thanks to his sports pass.

"Didn't miss very many home games last year, I go to as many as I can. Baseball is just part of the Aggie tradition. I love it," said Temperton.

Cameron is one of over 10,000 Aggie students with a sports pass, a pass that can guarantee students a ticket to a sporting event. With a capacity of 6,100, 1,000 seats less than last year, the new Blue Bell Park will have a few sections sectioned off for students.

"Usually, on opening weekend, you have great crowds and then it tapers off till the big series so this is going to be a work in progress," said Texas A&M Sports Information Director Alan Cannon.

Cannon knows fans will want the best seat possible to the home opener, but thanks to the high demand, fans may only be able to sit in the new lawn sections.

But if students don't show up, fans will be allowed to sit in the student section.

"(When) first pitch has started and we have room, we're going to start ushering people up there that have general admission. It's not going to be a case where you look up there and see two empty sections," said Cannon.

General Admission tickets will cost you $11 for adults and $7 for kids on Friday and Saturday games. On Sunday, a general admission ticket will only cost you $8 for adults and $5 for kids.

If you do end up sitting in the lawn seats at Blue Bell Park, your are allowed to bring a blanket to sit on during the game.

Also on Sunday, the upper reserved seating along the 3rd base side will be available at a cost of $9 for adults and $6 for kids.

The first of 21 straight home games for the Aggies might be a tough one to get into but there will be plenty of opportunities to catch a ball game over the season.

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