What better way to spend a cool summer night than being at the ballpark with your friends and family enjoying a great game, delicious quick eats, an excellent brew, and a generous military discount. Believe it, or not, many baseball teams are offering special military discount rates and specials for military members and their dependents. So before you go to an MLB baseball game, be sure to check out the list below to see if your favorite team offers a military discount.
On a side note, please understand that the military discounts and information are subject to change, so be sure to contact each team's ticket/box office beforehand so that you know if the military discount is still valid and available. Tickets are subject to availability.
Play Ball! MLB Games Military Discounts
My fellow service members, both past and present, Major League Baseball teams are showing their appreciation by offering military discounts on 2014 game tickets. Also, many teams hold military appreciation days to honor those of you who have served our country.
Look for your favorite team in the list below (like the Orioles for me) and take advantage of the military discounts that can help you enjoy the ballpark for less.
The Baltimore Orioles offer a $3 discount off of all tickets for the military (active, retired and reserve) and their families, available at the Oriole Park Box Office. You can also find more significant discounts by contacting your nearest ITT/Leisure Travel office.
Boston Red Sox
The Red Sox offer special pricing on tickets to active-duty, Reserve, veteran, and retired service members and families who purchase tickets online.
The White Sox offer discounted tickets to military personnel. Enjoy significant savings, between $5-$15 off the regular price, on 30 regular-season White Sox home games.
The Astros offer half-price tickets to any active or veteran military member any Sunday through Thursday game (exclusions apply). The offer includes up to eight half-price tickets and is available at the Minute Maid Park Box office only.
The Kansas City Royals are offering all military personnel and their families special ticket pricing ($10-$15 off seats) for select home games.
The Los Angeles Angels offer discounted tickets to military personnel in View MVP, Lower View MVP, Field All-Star, Terrace All-Star, Field Reserved, Right Field MVP for select regular-season home games.
The Minnesota Twins are offering Military Mondays. For six games, active military members or veterans, plus four guests will receive a half-price ticket in Home Plate View seating locations. Military Mondays are May 26, June 30, July 21, August 18, September 15, and September 22.
The New York Yankees are offering active-duty military one complimentary ticket in the Grandstand Level or Bleachers or the purchase of one half-price ticket in other areas in Yankee Stadium. The Yankees also provide up to 50% off the advance ticket price on select seats to military members when they purchase tickets online.
The Oakland A’s invite active duty, reserve, retired and veteran military personnel to purchase Salute to Service Sunday tickets to any Sunday home game at a discounted price. Receive $7 off Plaza Level tickets and $5 off Plaza Reserved tickets to every Sunday home game.
Military members can receive 10% off select seats at all Seattle Mariners home games, excluding Opening Night. This discount is limited to 4 tickets and is available in-person at Mariners Team Stores and Safeco Field Box Office.
The Texas Rangers are inviting active duty military, retired, Reserve and veterans to purchase discounted tickets to their home games online.
The Arizona Diamondbacks offer all active, reserve, retired, and veteran military personnel a 50% discount on up to four tickets for all Sunday home games.
The Braves are offering active, retired, reserve, and veteran military personnel discounted tickets for 50% off Upper Box or Outfield tickets. This offer is available both at the Turner Field ticket windows (day of game only) and for tickets purchased online.
Convergys Corporation and the Cincinnati Reds have partnered to provide free and discounted tickets to military personnel. These tickets are for Cincinnati Reds home games. A total of 6 tickets may be purchased per game with each military ID. Tickets must be acquired/purchased on the day of the game.
The Dodgers offer special military prices, including $45 loge box MVP seats, $28 right field pavilion seats, and $25 preferred field box seats. Tickets can be purchased at ticket booths two hours before game time.
All active and retired military personnel and veterans receive complimentary tickets for Monday Miami Marlins games. This offer includes four complimentary tickets, which are to be used for spouses and children of the individual with the ID.
The Marlins also offer 50% off regular priced tickets to weekday home games on select seating for tickets purchased online.
Active duty military receives complimentary tickets to Mets games. This offer is good day-of-game only in the Ticket Office lobby in the Jackie Robinson Rotunda. The Mets also invite military personnel and dependents to purchase discounted tickets online to select home games throughout the season. Upper-Level seats start at just $9 each, and Field Level locations are available for 25-60% off regular box office prices.
The Philadelphia Phillies offer all military personnel, veterans, and their guests an $8 discount off tickets regularly priced $38 and under for six select games (April 29, May 26, June 24, July 11, August 7, and September 8). They also offer military members a special $10 discount off regularly-priced tickets in select locations to all Sunday home games.
The Pittsburgh Pirates offer discounted tickets to active duty, reserve, veteran, and retired service members and family. Save up to $10 on tickets to all Sunday-Friday games (excluding Opening Day and Boston Red Sox series).
The Padres are offering active duty, Reservists, retirees, veterans, and family members military discounts on tickets for all regular-season home games. The military discount includes $6 off any available ticket priced at $14 or more or $10 tickets in select seating for all Sunday home games.
The San Francisco Giants offer discounted tickets purchased online to active duty and retired military, Guard, Reserve, veterans, and their families.
The St. Louis Cardinals are offering all military personnel, their family and friends a special offer for All-Inclusive tickets for five select games. Tickets are available for as low as $60 and include a buffet and complimentary beer and soda.
Military service members receive discounted Washington Nationals tickets. Tickets can be purchased through MWR and ITT offices at area bases and the Pentagon. Most ticket levels also include food and beverage credit.