First Major League Game Televised
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|Date||Saturday, August 26, 1939|
|Location||New York, NY, United States|
The Reds defeated the Dodgers at Ebbets Field , 5-2, in the first Major League game to be televised. In the second game of the double-header, the Dodgers prevailed 6-1.
Red Barber was the announcer. Station W2XBS employed two cameras, one trained on Barber and one of the playing field. Barber worked without a TV monitor.
Wikipedia entry "Baseball Broadcasting Firsts." [accessed 5/9/12].
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