Pinstripe Bowl tickets on sale now

Pinstripe Bowl tickets on sale now

NEW YORK -- Tickets for the New Era Pinstripe Bowl Game, to be held on Dec. 30 at Yankee Stadium, were placed on sale to the general public on Tuesday at

Those purchasing tickets before Sept. 8 for the inaugural college football bowl game at the new Bronx facility can take advantage of special early-bird pricing, which will start at $30.

The New Era Pinstripe Bowl Game will feature a matchup between teams from the Big East Conference and Big 12 Conference. It will be nationally televised by ESPN, which has also secured national and local radio rights for ESPN Radio.

The contest will mark the first NCAA football bowl game in the Bronx since the Gotham Bowl on Dec. 15, 1962, when Nebraska edged Miami (Fla.), 36-34, at the original Yankee Stadium.

-- Bryan Hoch