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About MLB Home Run Derby

For years, the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby has featured the greatest sluggers in baseball duking it out to see who has the most powerful swing in the game. Fans from around the country gather together the day before the MLB All-Star Game to watch a friendly competition between some of the best batters in the league. Becoming insanely popular over the past decade, cheap Home Run Derby tickets are hard to come by. Don’t be stuck watching the game on your couch, get your Home Run Derby tickets today before they are gone!

History

The contest has been held annually the day before the Major League Baseball All-Star Game since 1985, although the rules have varied and been changed since the contest's inception. The original Home Run Derby followed a two-inning structure where each player would be granted five outs within each inning. After nearly twenty years of this format, the league made the decision to change the format after many years resulted in a tie among players. The new match play style was implemented in 2000, pitting the player with the most homeruns from the first round against the player with the fewest- the second and third place players would also face off. Whoever came out on top of both matches would then face off to determine who the winner would be. Throughout the next decade the format would change several times until the current format was decided upon in 2015. Currently consisting of four players from both the American League and National League, the home run derby participants are selected based on home run percentage and batting average. They then face off head to head with whoever hits more homeruns in the period of four minutes moving on to the next round. Ultimately the last man standing is crowned as the Home Run Derby Champion.

Since its humble beginnings as an un-televised minor event, the MLB Home Run Derby has gone on to become one of the most-watched broadcasts on its home network of ESPN. Crowds flock from all over to see the most powerful players in the MLB compete for home runs and distance measurements, as the longest recorded hits become a thing of legend, despite distance not having a bearing on the outcome of the derby.

2019 Home Run Derby

The 2019 Home Run Derby will be held on July 8th at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The best sluggers from around the league will gather together for their chance to win not only the cash prize, but also the bragging rights that come along with being the champion! Fans are eager to see if the current 2018 Home Run Derby Champion Bryce Harper can defend his title, or if someone else will step up to the plate!

There's never been a better time to buy cheap tickets for this incredible once-a-year display— get yours now while you can. Don't strike out on the chance of a lifetime to see baseball's greats doing what they do best, order your cheap 2019 Home Run Derby tickets today!

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