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1st MLB game televised coast to coast...

Item # 586416

October 02, 1951

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, October 2, 1951 

* 1st MLB game televised coast to coast 
* Brooklyn Dodgers vs. New York Giants (playoff)

This 30 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page: "Giants Take Opener" and "Bums Face Elimination". Much more on page 18 with headlines, photos and stats with banner headline: "2 Homers Pace Giants to 3-1 Victory over Bums". 1st report coverage of the first game of the National League playoffs between the New York Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbetts Field. This was the very first major league baseball game to be televised coast to coast.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Some small binding holes along spine, otherwise good condition.

Category: The 20th Century