It happens to everyone. You buy a ticket to see your favorite team play, and when you get to your seat there’s a pole or some other obstruction in your line of sight.
Here are 17 views from the stands that you hope you never have to deal with when attending a sporting event.
Business Insider has provided section numbers and seat numbers, when possible.
O.co Coliseum, home of the Oakland Raiders
— Rod Mackey (@Rod9sports) October 11, 2015
Sun Life Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins
- Tunnel Today
Section 111, Row 13.
Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs
- Wikimedia Commons
The true Wrigley Field experience. Obstructed view. No line of sight to home plate. Great… pic.twitter.com/GumaOyr0YX
— Abe Gordon (@AbeGordon) August 6, 2015
Yankee Stadium, home of the New York Yankees
Assembly Hall, home of the Indiana Hoosiers
The famous "obstructed view" seats at Assembly Hall pic.twitter.com/wsW4Q9fBdz
— Matt Thompson (@MattDThompson) February 28, 2014
American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Stars
- Lauren T.
Section 201, Row F.
MTS Centre, home of the Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg Jets Vow to Fix Obstructed Views at MTS Centre: The Winnipeg Jets apologized Friday to ticket holders… http://t.co/3VANxAX1WT
— Winnipeggers.ca (@winnipeggers) October 16, 2015
Sun Devil Stadium, home of the Arizona State Sun Devils
- Brett G and JD
Citi Field, home of the New York Mets
There is no such thing as obstructed views, only obstructed viewers. pic.twitter.com/61AsUCld1T
— Sam Mellinger (@mellinger) October 30, 2015
Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox
Grandstand Section 23, Row 2, Seat 17.
AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys
A Fancredder went down to those expensive, awful, obstructed field level seats at AT&T Stadium.
This is the view: http://t.co/CmM9qnajuL
— Landon Howell (@landonhowell) January 13, 2015
Barclays Center, home of the New York Islanders
- Jonathan Garber/Business Insider
Rogers Centre, home of the Toronto Blue Jays
— ???? ???? Yourbuddy Zack (@zack13seconds) October 20, 2015
Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts
- Flickr/Daimon Eklund
The view from the upper deck at the 2010 Final Four.
Aberdeen Sports Ground, home of Southern District FC in the Hong Kong Premier League
— Football in HK (@offsideHK) September 13, 2015
Goodison Park, home of Everton FC
Dodgers Stadium, home of the Los Angeles Dodgers
— Niall Huffman (@kneel28) October 4, 2015