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Pirates offering $10 tickets to students

Frank Carnevale
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The scene from the stands at a Pirates game at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.

In an effort to get people in the seats, the Pittsburgh Pirates have introduced ticket promotions to entice fans or people just wanting to take in a day at the ballpark.

To get students to come to games, the team is offering $10 seats in the upper bleacher section for every game at PNC Park.

The promotion also offers free stuff and special discounts from Papa John’s — hence the Papa John’s Student Tickets name for the promo.

The $10 seats can be found searching the ticket site using the code: PJSTUDENT. Tickets will be delivered to the MLB Ballpark app, so apparently there will be no paper tickets. According to the ticket site, a valid photo ID is required with the tickets.

The Pirates are also offering half-off tickets in a promotion with Giant Eagle for select games.

The across-town hockey team offers discount tickets for students as well. There are 300 student rush tickets available for Penguins games at PPG Paints Arena, which are discounted to $30 for high school and college kids.

Frank Carnevale is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Frank at 412-380-8511, [email protected] or via Twitter @frnkstar.