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5 thoughts this week in baseball: Free baseball? Oakland's idea could be the wave of the future

Five thoughts from the third week of the baseball season:

1. Don't charge people for tickets

Here's an idea no one's thought of before:

Instead of charging $30 for parking and anywhere from $30 to $120 for tickets, why not just open the doors and let in everyone free and watch them spend all their money on concessions?

Leave it to the Oakland A's, one of the game's least successful franchises, to do just that.

The A's have given away all their tickets

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