Need permission to attend the New York Yankees home opener Monday at Yankee Stadium?
Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they have skipped work or school to attend a baseball game, according to a Stub Hub survey, and the Yankees are providing an "official" downloadable excuse letter for ticket buyers attending Monday's home opener.
Click here for the Stub Hub excuse letter.
Twenty-four percent of Americans say they would make up an excuse to get out of school or work to attend MLB Opening Day this season with the top excuse being taking a sick day.
Twenty-five percent of Americans say they would be honest about going to Opening Day.
Monday's home opener is the 10th highest revenue-generator among MLB, and the Derek Jeter Jersey Retirement Ceremony game May 14 against the Houston Astros is the highest-selling game of the 2017 season.