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Game Day Guru: A look back at the first televised pro football game

According to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the first time a pro football game was televised was on October 22, 1939.

WASHINGTON — Football is a great sport, and we at WUSA9 want you to know all you can about the game during the 2021 season.

Did you know the first televised pro football game was more than 80 years ago?

According to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the first game on TV was on Oct. 22, 1939.

The Brooklyn Football Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 23-14.

And 500 lucky New Yorkers saw it all happen on television.

Whether it's covering the Washington Football Team, Maryland Terps games in College Park or your local high school, WUSA9 has you covered this football season.

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