On August 26, 1939, a baseball game was televised for the very first time. A doubleheader between the Brooklyn Dodgers and Reds had only 2 cameras, compared to the thirteen cameras used for a Dodgers game now days! One camera was above home plate to see the view of the entire diamond. To pick up throws from the infield, another camera was looking down the first base line. About 3,000 people tuned in for this historical event.
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