Camden Courier Post - December 16, 1980

Phils raise prices for 1981 season

 

PHILADELPHIA – The Phillies, who raised their ticket prices for the 1981 season, will meet the Pittsburgh Pirates as they begin their defense of their world championship at 7:35 p.m. April 13 at Veterans Stadium.

 

Ticket prices will be increasing in the 200, 300, 500 and 600 levels. The box seats at 200 level will be $7; 300 and 500 level boxes will be $6; and the reserved seats on the 600 level will be $5.

 

There has been no change in the 700 level reserved seats ($4), general admission seats for adults ($2.50) and the 50-cent general admission charge for children 14 and younger.

 

The Pirates, 1979 world champions, also will be in April 15 and 16.

 

The 1981 season will mark the 10th anniversary of Veterans Stadium.

 

The Phillies' schedule includes two Saturday afternoon games, one mid-week day game and one twi-night doubleheader.

 

Chicago will end the Phillies' home schedule with a three-game series, Oct. 2, 3 and 4.

 

The Phillies' April 13th opener with the Pirates will actually be their third opener next season. They meet the Reds in Cincinnati on April 8 in the traditional first game in the National League. Three days later, the Phillies help St. Louis open the season.

 

The home schedule:

 

APRIL

13, Mon., Pittsburgh, 7:35; 15, Wed., Pittsburgh, 7:35; 16, Thurs., Pittsburgh, 7:35; 17, Frl., Chicago, 8:05; 18, Sat., Chicago, 7:05; 19, Sun. Chicago, 1:35; 27, Mon., Montreal, 7:35; 28, Tues., Montreal, 7:35; Wed., Montreal, 7:35.

 

MAY

1, Frl., San Francisco, 11:05; 2, Sat., San Francisco, 7:05; 3, Sun., San Francisco, 1:35; 4, Mon., San Francisco, 7:35; 5, Tues., Los Angeles, 7:35; 6, Wed., Los Angeles, 7:35; 7, Thurs., Los Angeles, 7:35; 8, Frl., San Diego, 8:05; 9, Sat., San Diego, 7:05; 10, Sun., San Diego, 7:05; 29, Frl., St Louis, 8 05; 30, Sat, St. Louis, 7:05; 31, Sun., St. Louis, 1:35.

 

JUNE

1, Mon., New York, 7:35; 2, Tues., New York, 7:35; 3, Wed., New York, 7:35; 8, Mon., Houston, 7:35; 9, Tues., Houston, 7:35; 10, Wed., Houston, 7:35; 12, Fri., Atlanta, 8:05; 13, Sat., Atlanta; 7:05; 14, Sun., Atlanta, 1:35; 15, Mon. Cincinnati, 7:35; 16, Tues., Cincinnati, 7:35; 26, Frl., Pittsburgh, 8:05; 27, Sat., Pittsburgh, 1:45; 28, Sun., Pittsburgh, 1:35.

 

JULY

3, Fri., Montreal, 8:05; 4, Sat., Montreal, 7:05; 5, Sun., Montreal, 1:35; 10, Frl., New York, 8:05; 11, Sat., New York (2), 5:35; 12, Sun., New York, 1:35; 16, Thurs., San Francisco, 7:35; 17, Frl., San Francisco, 8:05; 18, Sat., Los Angeles, 7:05; 19, Sun., Los Angeles, 1:35; 20, Mon., Los Angeles, 7:35; 21, Tues., San Diego, 7:35; 23, Thurs., San Diego, 12:35.

 

AUGUST

4, Tues., Chicago, 7:35; 5, Wed., Chicago, 7:35; 6, Thurs., Chicago, 7:35; 10, Mon., St. Louis, 7:35; 11, Tues., St. Louis, 7:35; 12, Wed., St. Louis, 7:35, 13, Thurs., St. Louis, 7:35; 21, Fri., Houston, 8:05; 22, Sat., Houston, 1:15; 23, Sun., Houston, 7:05; 24, Mon., Atlanta, 7:35; 25, Tues., Atlanta, 7:35; 26, Wed., Atlanta, 7:35.

 

SEPTEMBER

3, Thurs., Cincinnati, 7:35; 4, Fri., Cincinnati, 8:05; 5, Sat., Cincinnati, 7:05; 6, Sun., Cincinnati, 1:35;, 7, Mon., Montreal, 7:05; 8, Tues., Montreal, 7,35; 9, Wed., Montreal, 7:35; 18, Fri., Pittsburgh, 8:05; 19, Sat., Pittsburgh, 7:05; 20, Sun., Pittsburgh, 1:35; 21, Mon., New York, 7:35; 29, Tues., New York, 7:35; 30, Wed., St. Louis, 7:35.

 

OCTOBER

1, Thurs., St. Louis, 7:35; 2, Fri., Chicago, 8:05; Sat., Chicago, 7:05; 4, Sun., Chicago, 1:35.