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Women's softball tryouts
Wednesday, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Varsity softball diamond

SPORTS

Women's track and
cross-country tryouts
Sept. 17,4 p.m.
Outdoor track
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The Michigan Daily

Friday, September 7, 1984

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Football ticket value down

By PAUL HELGREN
If you are thinking of turning your
Miami tickets into quick cash, think
again -- you may be too late.
Prices for the ducats - especially in
the student-dominated end zone sec-
tions - have dropped in the past few
days. Earlier in the week, midfield
seats were going for $40 a crack and end
zone $25. Yesterday the scalping crew
in front of the Michigan Union was let-
ting good seats go for $25-30, and end
zone seats for about $15.
THE REASON FOR the decline in
price is simple -- supply is high and
demand is low. Despite the top-ranking
of Michigan's first opponent, Miami, in-

Scalpers scared at
slow sales on seats

terest in the game is below the expec-
tations of Ann Arbor's street en-
trepreneurs.
"It's not like Michigan State or Ohio
State," said one scalper, who works
under the name of Aaron. "It's been
pretty mediocre."
"I've got all the tickets I need," said
another, who declined to give his name.
"I ain't buying no more."

Reselling tickets at a price higher
than face value is illegal but the law is
rarely enforced. Last year, Ann Arbor
police arrested a man for scalping but
the charges were later dropped. "No, I
don't worry about that (getting
arrested) too much," said one scalper,
who nonetheless asked that his name be
withheld from print.

FOR THE MOST PART, the scalpers
make their money by buying season
booklets from students and then selling
individual tickets to non-students.
Students pay half the face value of $91
for season tickets and often resell them
for a healthy profit. Last week a season
ticket in the senior section, between the
15 and 35 yard lines, went for $125.
Yesterday the same set of tickets was
going for $100.
Many of the scalpers agreed that
prices might shoot up again on Satur-
day when an influx of ticketless football
fans hits the city.
"Except," said one hawker rather
glumly, "if it rains. Then I'm stuck."

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UNIVERSITY REFORMED CHURCH
1001 E. Huron at Fletcher, 662-3153.
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Saturday, Sept. 8th -6:00 p.m.

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State Street ticket prices
Approximate prices for tickets to Saturday's Michigan-Miami game as
of yesterday.
SEAT FACE VALUE STUDENT COST AVG. STREET PRICE
End zone $13.00 $6.50 $15.00
25-yd line $13.00 $6.50 $25.00
50-yd line
50-yd line $13.00 $6.50 $35.00

USA breaks through'

Associated Press

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Volleyball, Ping-Pong, Good Food
and Entertainment

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American defenseman Mike Ramsey eludes Czechoslovakia's Antonin Stav-
jana in Canada Cup action last night at Buffalo's Memorial Auditorium. The
U.S. team improved its record to 2-0-1 with a 3-2 upset victory over the
highly-regarded Czechs.,

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WHAT EVERY STUDENT
SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE DIFFERENCES
BETWEEN LEASING A TELEPHONE AND.
LEASING A CHICKEN.

BILLBOARD
Attention all basketball players of
freshman or .sophomore standing
who are 6-5 or taller. The Michigan
men's varsity basketball team is
looking for one walk-on player for
the upcoming 1984-85 season. If you
are interested and meet the
aforementioned qualifications
proceed to the Athletic Ad-
ministration Building at 1000 South
State Street (at the corner of Hoover
and South State) and ask for Dave
Hammer, assistant basketball
coach.
McEnroe

Yes, there are differences. AREI
And we think you should SHII
know what they are. Ship a
Ask yourself these y.Ho
questions. lease
WHEN YOU LEASE A - se
CHICKEN DO YOU shippedd
GET THREI MONTHS one call1
FREE DURING or y
THE SUMMER? phone
Probably not. But when
you lease your telephone ONE FINAL C
from AT&T this fall, you won't IT COST THE
pay any lease charges next summer. A CHICKENi
You can use your phone at home, and TELEPHOP
bring it back to school in the fall. Hardly. While w
DO LEASED CHICKENS COME IN A on the exact cost o
SELECTION OF COLORS AND STYLES? we can tell you with s
No. Chickens don't come in many colors. the cost of leasing.
But the AT&T telephone you lease is far less tht
this fall comes in a variety of The decision to 1
colors and three popular styles. telephone, of cour
ARE LEASED CHICKENS But should y
REPAIRED FREE? phone, remen
Don't kid yourself. Repairing a chicken is a delicate months free next summe

smashes
Mayer in

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LEASED CHICKENS
PPED DIRECTLY
TO YOU?
a chicken? Don't be
wever, your AT&T
d telephone will be
irectly to you after
to 1-800-555-8111,
ou can pick up your
at any of our AT&T
Phone Centers.
QUESTION: DOES
SAME TO LEASE
AS TO LEASE A
HE THIS FALL?
e have no hard data
f leasing a chicken,
some certainty that
a telephone this fall
an you might think.
lease a chicken or a
rse, rests with you.
you opt for the tele-
nber: you get three
,r, and you can take
e-
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three sets
NEW YORK (AP) - Despite a flurry of
adverse line calls and a warning from the
umpire, top seeded John McEnroe
corralled his anger and collared a spot in
the U.S. Open Tennis Championshi
semifinals with a 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 victory ov
Gene Mayer last night.
MrEnroe, seeking his fourth title in
America's premier tennis event, next will
meet Jimmy Connors, who has won here
on the hardcourts at the National Tennis
Center the last two years.
CONN4ORS ADVANCED EARLIER in
the day by eliminating Great Britain's John
Lloyd 7-5, 6-2, 6-0.
In the women's semifinals, which are
scheduled to be played today, No. 1is
Martina Navratilova will face No. 13 We -
dy Turnbull of Australia, while No. 2 Chris
Evert Lloyd takes on 16-year-old Carlin
Bassett of Canada, the No.14 seed.
The fiery McEnroe, visibily holding hi
famed temper in check, closed out his bat
tie with the unseeded Mayer in typical
McEnroe flair, firing a pair of aces on the
last two points of the match.
Then, as he walked across the court
leaving the scene of hisrlatest success
McEnroe stopped and raised his ha
high, like a matador, turning complet
around in a salute to the huge crowd
Louis Armstrong Stadium.
UPI Top Twenty
1. Miami (30) (2-0).............513
2. Nebraska (4) (0-0).............415
3. Texas (0-0)...................37
4. UCLA (0-0) ....................330
5. Clemson (1-0) ............... 311
6. Auburn (0-1)................ ;2
7. Penn St. (0-0)..............230
8. Ohio St. (0-0)................. 221
9. MICHIGAN (0-0)............0215
10. Oklahoma (0-0)..............198
11. Alabama (0-0)............... <- 3
12. Brigham Young (1-0)..........172
13. Arizona St.(0-0)............ 68
14.Iowa(1)(0-0)...............;433
15. Notre Dame (0-0) ............ :128
16. Boston College (1-0) .......... 75
17. Southern Methodist (0-0) .........66

process that requires the work of expensive professionals.
However, in the off chance your AT&T leased telephone

the phone home with you. There's a choic
of colors and styles, free repair, and
we'll ship you the phone or you can pick
it up at any of our AT&T Phone Centers.
It doesn't cost much either. And
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