Fans Are Buying $200 Tickets Only To Hear College Baseball’s Most Annoying Attendee

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  • Top ranked Tennessee travels to face No. 9 Vanderbilt in a college baseball showdown
  • One attendee makes this not worth the price of admission at $200 a pop
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This weekend brings one of the best SEC matchups of the year.

Top ranked Tennessee travels to Nashville to take on rival Vanderbilt in a meeting of college baseball powers. The Volunteers landed their No. 1 overall ranking after sweeping then-No. 1 Ole Miss last weekend.

Vanderbilt comes in at No. 9 after dropping a series to South Carolina, but they’ll be looking to land a huge series win at home.

It should make for A+ entertainment.

With the top team in baseball making the short trip across the state to face a conference rival, ticket prices are beginning to skyrocket. That’s typically the case when highly ranked foes come to town, particularly with state bragging rights on the line. It’s not often you see regular season college baseball tickets going for $200-$300 a pop, though.

But that’s the case this weekend. This ticket is a hot commodity in the state of Tennessee, and rightfully so.

Unfortunately, one Vanderbilt attendee will make this trip a living nightmare for Volunteer fans over the course of the three-game series.

The Vandy Whistler Strikes Again

One of the reasons to go to a baseball game is to enjoy the atmosphere. It’s typically more laid back than football or basketball, which allows fans to take in the scenery and really appreciate the intricacies of the game.

When you travel to Charles Hawkins Field though, that’s not the case.

Opposing fans must listen to the famous “Vandy Whistler” over the course of nine innings, which makes this trip far below the price of admission at $200 a ticket.

You may be asking, “How bad can it be?” After all, it’s just a few whistles.

Take a listen for yourself.

It’s actually pretty awful, especially for those who come to enjoy the game only to be seated next to the high-pitched whistler.

Most college baseball fans agree.

It should be a great series to watch. Most viewers, though, will be hoping for a few Tennessee wins so that they can hear as little of the whistler as possible.