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Tickets to most of the Red Sox’ 2013 regular season home games are already on sale. The tickets that a lot of people have been waiting for will soon be as well.
Registration for the opportunity to purchase Opening Day, Green Monster, and Red Sox-Yankees tickets began at noon on Wednesday and will run through noon on the day of each drawing. Fans are invited to register on redsox.com for the chance to purchase these tickets or Budweiser Right Field Roof Deck tickets.
Three separate random drawings will take place. There is no fee to register, and fans can register for all three random drawings at once, although purchases will be limited to four tickets per customer per drawing.
The complete registration, notification and sale schedule for all three drawings is below.
Registration period begins: Noon, Wednesday, Jan. 30
Opening Day/Yankees games ticket drawing
Registration period ends: Noon, Monday, Feb. 4
Winners notified via email with instructions for how to participate: Wednesday,...
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