KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Baseball and peanuts go hand-in-hand. But it's a huge problem for baseball lovers allergic to those roasted treats. That's the reason why brothers Preston and Camden were never able to watch a game at the stadium until now.
"It's a big deal to come here and actually watch it in the stadium." His two boys are deathly allergic to peanuts," Chris Tyrrell said.
Tyrrell surprised his boys with tickets for graduating from pre-school. It’s also the first day of the peanut free seating option at Kauffman Stadium.
"We heard of different ballparks doing the peanut free days and we saw it on the news and absolutely we got to do it," he said.
Tickets to these special seats run $55 a piece and are available once a month. Though this is the very first time it's offered, tickets are in high demand. June and July tickets are already sold out.
"Our medical guy hasn’t been used yet, so it tells me everything is going great," said Anthony Mozzicato, the director of guest experiences at Kauffman Stadium.
In order to make this happen, the suite gets a detailed cleaning. Wipes and sanitizers are available and treats made in factories that produce other peanut products are taken away.
Peanut-free tickets in August and September are almost sold out. If the demand is growing, Mozzicato says more tickets will be added.