Hot dog or game ticket? You decide

by karlhenk

Youngstown, Ohio — Average price for a Cleveland Browns ticket? $55.

How about the Pittsburgh Steelers? $74.

Cleveland Browns

Cleveland Browns fans regularly have to spend $55 to watch a team that hasn't won its division since 1989.

Any high school football team in the Mahoning Valley? $6.

Or, to put that in context, slightly more than a hot dog at an NFL game.

Pro-football ticket prices have climbed nearly 30 percent during the past five years, according to a 2010 survey by Team Marketing Report.

(Note: The 2011 report came out after this story was published. Average prices did not change significantly.)

But one ticket price remains relatively unchanged — high-school football tickets.

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