First televised World Series

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Date October 1949
Location New York, NY, United States

An estimated 3.9 million viewers turned in to the first televised World Series in 1949. The games, shown in the New York area, were sponsored by Gillette and Ford, "becoming television's first mass audience."


Wikipedia entry, "Baseball Broadcasting Firsts" [accessed 5/9/12].


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