ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 10, 1977
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(Studio) New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers will meet again in baseball's World Series.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(NYC) Details of last game of American League playoffs, in which Yankees beat Kansas City Royals to win Series berth, noted. (Film courtesy NBC sports.) Final play involved Royal Freddie Patek. Yankees' season cited. Crowd turns out at Newark, New Jersey, airport to greet team; meanwhile, crowd outside Yankee Stadium waits to try to buy bleacher seats still available for Series. Most of fans aren't lucky enough to get tickets. [WOMAN - has waited 5 hrs. and no tickets are left.] Bus. for ticket scalpers is good. [MAN - sold about 145 of about 150 tickets, for $20 and more. Paid $4 each for them] Things look up for city which has, over last few mos., been near bankruptcy, had blackout and been bombed. Reporter notes Babe Ruth's important to team's history.
REPORTER: Geraldo Rivera
(Los Angeles, California) For 1st time, tickets for Series in Los Angeles aren't sold at stadium, but at department stores. Crowds waiting outside stadium won't move. [Mary McINTOSH - asks how fans can be told to go away when they spent so much money at beginning of season to go to regular games.] In less than 2 hrs., all available tickets at crosstown location are sold out. [MAN - announces there are no more tickets.] Meanwhile, line outside Dodger Stadium conts. to grow.
REPORTER: Bill Redeker
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