A father wanted to surprise his family of four to a New York Yankees baseball game on a beautiful Saturday morning. As the father pulls up to the parking lot, the family is excited at what they see in big letters on a TV screen “Welcome to Yankees Stadium” The cost of parking can range from 10 to 30 dollars depending how far wants to walk. The father decides to pay the 30 dollars, since he knows the two children are going to be tired after the game. The family gets out of their car and heads toward the stadium. The family enters the turn styles, and approaches the list of ball game prices for seating. Which ranges from 18 to 55 dollars depending on where you want to be seated.
The parents wanted the children to have the best experience at their first baseball game. So they purchased four tickets at 55 dollars each, totaling $220 for box seats, which were located behind 3 rd base dugout. As they get situated, the national anthem is played and the game is officially started with the crack of the bat. The family is cheering with excitement and the father notices that his children are lighted up with joy.
The father decided that by the fourth inning it would be a good time to have a hot dog and a soda. In which its $3. 50 for a hot dog and $4. 00 for a soda. The family of four to have a hotdog and a soda each cost $30.
00. As the game goes on and the Yankees are winning by 3 against the Diamondbacks. It is now the 7 th inning stretch; the children asked their parents if they could get a hat or t-shirt. So the father bought the two kids a Yankees t-shirt costing $10 each and a flag costing $6 each totaling $22 for just memorabilia. The Yankees are in the lead by one point and it’s the bottom of the ninth inning and the father bought ice cream at $6 each totaling $24 for just ice cream.
Children who are brought up in families that do not have large amounts of money are better prepared to deal with the problems of adult life than children brought up by wealthy parents. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion? Families have different financial levels and some people think that this variety of the family budgets have an impact on children skills. I believe that ...
The father realizes that just to enjoy a Saturday day at a Yankees baseball game it is sure expensive and may only happen once a year. The father definitely thinks its worthwhile spending the extra money for the seating since the children were able to see the players up close and feel as if they were in the game themselves. The total cost for great seating, hotdogs, sodas, memorabilia and ice cream at a New York Yankees baseball game is $326. The parents of the children felt this was well worth the money and was glad to see the children happy, enjoy themselves and to see the Yankees win again..