Courtesy of John Oliver, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles appear in expensive Yankees seats

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On Sunday, John Oliver promised to stick it to the Yankees by selling premium-priced tickets for 25 cents a piece. On Tuesday, we saw the first results of the talk show host’s campaign to expose the Evil Empire’s evil ticket policies.COWABUNGA! Two Ninja Turtles score Kendall Graveman Jersey prime seats for @Yankees opener thanks to @iamjohnoliver https://t.co/qkqkuJzcNF pic.twitter.com/raNyyJiFvw New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) April 5, 2016 That’s right: Two grown men dre sed as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles could be spotted just behind home plate on ESPN’s nationally broadcast Astros-Yankees opening day tilt.It’s a practical joke, but it’s fun for us and it’s awesome to be sitting here for 25 cents. Big shout out to … John Oliver, » one of the men,John Welch, told the New York Daily News. « This could not have been any better.Some background. Oliver, HBO’s host of Last Week Tonight, ripped the Yankees’ policy disallowing fans to print tickets at home (thus limiting the number of fans who score tickets on a secondary market) and the words of team COO Lonn Trust: It’s not that we don’t want https://www.athleticsedges.com/oakland-athletics/joe-morgan-jersey that fan to sell it, but that fan is sitting there having paid a substantial amount of money for a ticket and (another) fan picks it up for a buck-and-a-half and sits there, and it’s frustrating to the purchaser of the full amount. And quite frankly, the fan may be someone who has never sat in a premium location. So that’s a frustration to our existing fan base.MORE: MLB’s most-hated players | Yankees ticket disaster is almost impre sive As part of his anti-Yankee segment, the show got hold of of two premium-seat tickets for the first three Yankees games. »We will sell https://www.athleticsedges.com/oakland-athletics/rollie-fingers-jersey them to you for just 25 cents apiece, » Oliver said. »On one condition: You must dre s as if you’ve never sat in a premium location before. What that means can be up to you. »If people can afford (the tickets), they should be able to sit there no matter who they are, Welch told the newspaper. I get what (Trost) is saying to a degree, but I don’t agree.

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