On August 11, 1951 — The Dodgers take the first of two games against the Braves‚ winning, 8 – 1, behind Ralph Branca. The Braves take the nitecap‚ 8 – 4‚ behind Max Surkont and a home run by Sid Gordon. With Red Barber and Connie Desmond making the calls‚ the doubleheader is the first major league game to be telecast in color.