Other firsts in baseball/Event 15

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Year 1949
Month 10
City New York
State NY
Country US
Description First televised World Series

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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