This Day In History - First Televised MLB Game 1939

First Televised MLB Game 1939

Thursday, August 26, 2021

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Event Description

On this day in 1939, television station W2XBS in New York City broadcasts a doubleheader between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the CincinnatiReds from Ebbets Field in Brooklyn. The game, filmed with two cameras, was the first Major League Baseball game ever aired on television.

Event Location

New York, NY, United States