On December 26, 1950 — 1950 – With a large portion going to the players’ pension fund, outgoing Commissioner Happy Chandler announces the Gillette Razor Company has purchased the television rights to the All-Star Game for six years for six million dollars.

 


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Baseball Reference December 26

SABR Games Project

National Pastime December 26

National Pastime December 26

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