ESPN debuted today in 1979. What was the first sporting event the network broadcast?

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by / September 6, 2011
1979 APSPL MVP Rick Weiterman of the Milwaukee Schlitzes.

Answer: 

The American Professional Slow Pitch League World Series between the Milwaukee Schlitzes and the Kentucky Bourbons. The Schlitzes won 5-3. 

Chad Vander Veen

Chad Vander Veen previously served as the editor of FutureStructure, and the associate editor of Government Technology and Public CIO magazines.

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