Thursday, June 24, 2010

Dodger Stadium To Open Early For Yankee Series

In case you haven't heard, the New York Yankees are coming to Los Angeles this weekend to play the Dodgers. Tickets are sold out (through the Dodgers, of course tickets are still available at eBay and Stub Hub and other brokers). With the large crowds expected at Dodger Stadium this weekend, the team has decided to open it's gates earlier than usual.

Here's the press release:

Dodger Stadium auto gates to open early for this weekend's series
Fans will be able to enter the park early to watch the Dodgers and Yankees take batting practice
The Los Angeles Dodgers will play a much anticipated series against the defending World Champion New York Yankees starting this Friday at 7:10 p.m. In order to alleviate traffic congestion, offer fans the opportunity to watch the Dodgers and Yankees take batting practice and meet Dodger legends in Autograph Alley ticket holders will be able to enter Dodger Stadium earlier this weekend.

Friday, June 25
Game Time: 7:10 p.m.
Auto Gates: 4:40 p.m.
Early Batting Practice Gates: 4:40 p.m.
Stadium Gates: 5:10p.m.

Autograph Alley: Bill Russell

Saturday, June 26
Game Time: 4:10 p.m.
Auto Gates: 1:40 p.m.
Early Batting Practice Gates: 1:40 p.m.
Stadium Gates: 2:10 p.m.

Autograph Alley: Matt Luke

Sunday, June 27
Game Time: 5:00 p.m.
Auto Gates: 2:40 p.m.
Early Batting Practice Gates: 2:40 p.m.
Stadium Gates: 3:10 p.m.

Autograph Alley: Steve Yeager

Fans are encouraged to arrive early, carpool and take the Dodger Stadium Express shuttle from Union Station to help alleviate parking congestion. The Dodger Stadium Express picks up fans at the Patsaouras Bus Plaza adjacent to the east portal of Union Station and drops them off in the parking lot behind left/center field.

Dodger tickets will be honored as fare. Service is provided starting 90 minutes prior to the beginning of the games and will end 45 minutes after the end of the game. The Dodger Stadium Express runs every 10 minutes prior to the start of the game and run approximately every 30 minutes throughout the game.

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