Sports enrich the lives of millions of fans in countless different ways. The teams we love give us something to watch, a reason to cheer and an excuse to get together with friends and family on a regular basis to enjoy something that unites so many of us.
They give us all that and we, in turn, give them our hard-earned dollars. As we all know, being a sports fan doesn’t come cheap. Tickets are expensive—some to the point of being cost prohibitive—cable is expensive, fan gear is expensive and memorabilia can be really expensive.
With all that ever-growing expense, it’s nice to know there are still some things in sports that won’t set you back an arm and a leg. Or an arm and both legs. In fact, there’s a handful of stuff out there that’s downright cheap.
Then again, when it comes to money, everything’s relative. So keep in mind the cheapest things in sports aren’t necessarily cheap in the ramen sense of the word, but instead are less costly—sometimes substantially so—than comparable events or items.
That being said, here are the cheapest things in sports.