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


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


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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