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Major League Baseball sells pairs of tickets for 100 Dogecoin to watch the Oakland Athletics

Fans can now purchase tickets with Dogecoin to watch the MLB Oakland Athletics battle the Toronto Blue Jays this month.

The team, also known as Oakland A’s, is offering two square tickets for 100 DOGE from May 3-6.. Two Plaza tickets typically cost about $ 80 total, but with a price tag of $ 0.43 today Fans could get a 46% discount when buying tickets with Doge.

The team accepts payment via Bitpay and issues the tickets digitally via the MLB Ballpark app.

Major League Baseball sells pairs of tickets for 100 Dogecoin to watch the Oakland Athletics
Major League Baseball sells pairs of tickets for 100 Dogecoin to watch the Oakland Athletics

Oakland Athletics -represented in the 2011 blockbuster and the real story “Moneyball” – They tried their hand at the crypto room in March after selling access to six-person suits for the entire season for 1 BTC.

The athletes’ adoption of Doge is further evidence of the growing excitement surrounding Dogecoin. According to CoinGecko Doge now has a market cap of more than $ 57 billion$ 500 million more than the $ 52 billion capitalization of the large stablecoin Tether (USDT).

While Doge has no intrinsic value, it has surpassed the market capitalization of giant companies. like Honda Motor Co. with $ 52.9 billion, Ford Motors with $ 46 billion and Twitter with $ 43 billion.

Ironic, Long before Dogecoin achieved cult status, Dogecoin founder Billy Markus sold his Doge holding for the equivalent of a used Honda Civic in 2015.

The price of Dogecoin has gone up this month, which is likely supported by the numerous mainstream companies looking to use DOGE’s cult status to advertise snacks and treats.. DOGE is up 663% in the last 30 days.

Doge’s $ 11 million has changed hands in the past 24 hourswhich has caused prices to rise 8.7% to around $ 0.43.

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