VERIFY: Will a tattoo get you free Astros tickets?

Can you get free tickets to Astros games with a tattoo of the team's logo?

HOUSTON - The Houston Astros are hot right now. After dominating the start of the season, they now have the best record in Major League Baseball, and that means they’re a hot ticket.

Some fans say they have discovered an ingenious way to get free Astros tickets: just get a tattoo of the team’s logo.

Is this for real? Our Verify team went straight to the source.

We called the Astros media relations team and got a resounding “no.” You can’t get free tickets if you show up with an Astros tattoo.

There is another reason why you might want to stay away from ‘Stros ink. The star logo has been co-opted by a local – and very violent – gang, seen in some circles as a sign of gang affiliation.

We can verify the team offers several deals from family discounts on Sunday to dollar hot dogs on Wednesday.

VERIFY: Sources

Houston Astros media relations spokesperson

VERIFY: Resources

Houston Astros' website

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