Ninja turtles take center stage at Yankees game thanks to John Oliver

2:26 | MLB
Yankees’ ticket policy another example of franchise's tone-deaf approach
Tuesday April 5th, 2016

John Oliver is a man of his word. 

During his show on Sunday, Oliver promised to give Yankees tickets to fans who promised to wear outlandish costumes in the section Yankees COO Lonn Trost implied was too good for common folks

A reader of the Yankees blog Pinstripe Alley said he and a friend won a pair of tickets to the season opener by promising to wear Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles costumes.

They weren’t lying.

Kathy Willens/AP

Let’s zoom out and see if anyone Premium Customers were willing to pony up the big bucks for those seats. 


- Dan Gartland

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