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Take Me Out to The Ball Game?
“Let me root, root, root for the home team, If they don't win, it's a shame. For its one, two, three strikes, you're out, at the old ball game” (Tim Pan Alley). These famous lyrics taken from the chorus of a song by Tim Pan Alley serve as the unofficial anthem of baseball that I can guarantee is embedded into almost every American.  Sadly, according to Rob Herbert, if the prices of professional baseball tickets continue to increase, this song may slowly fade away.  American children experiencing a night under the lights, devouring a hotdog while cheering on their home team as they score a home run is slowly becoming obsolete as ticket prices rise.  Rob Herbert’s article, “Pricing the Kids Out,” makes a good point that ticket prices are becoming too expensive, but is deficient in sporting evidence to prove that the younger generation is missing out on experiencing an important aspect of American culture.
            In his article, Herbert makes a poorly supported argument that the younger generation is being priced out of going to baseball games and experiencing an important aspect of the American culture due to the fact that going to a game is becoming a luxury that ordinary citizens can’t afford for their family.  Herbert explains that “Baseball was called the national pastime not only because it’s a great sport but because it was a sport that was affordable for nearly all American families” (Herbert).  Further into the article,  Herbert misleadingly states money that could be spent improving the auto industry, schools, and hospitals is being wasted on enormous video screens, chic restaurants, and classy boxes in multi-million dollar stadiums.  According to Herbert, these luxuries are highly unnecessary and take America’s pastime away, deny the younger generation of important childhood memories and from experiencing a vital part of the American culture.
  Herbert makes the excellent point in his article that the rise of ticket...