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1958: This Week in Sports Vol. 9 #17

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Film Identifier: F.2012-03-0835
Run Time
0h 12m 48s
Date Produced
Black and white sports newsreel from 1958 featuring the start of the baseball season. President Dwight D. Eisenhower throws the first pitch of the season in Washington as the Washington Senators beat the Boston Red Sox. Ebbets Field in New York is shut down. The New York Gothams become the San Francisco Giants as they move to the West Coast. The Giants play the Dodgers at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The 62nd Boston Marathon is won by Yugoslavian Franjo Mihalic. In horse racing Jewel’s Reward ridden by Eddie Arcaro wins the Wood Memorial Stakes at Jamaica Race Course. In the Stanley Cup the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins.
Telenews (Firm)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Glickman, Marty (is commentator)
Eisenhower, Dwight (is participant)
Arcaro, Eddie (is participant)
Mihalic, Franjo (is participant)
Washington Senators (Baseball team) (is participant)
San Francisco Giants (Baseball team) (is participant)
Boston Bruins (Hockey team) (is participant)
Montreal Canadiens (Hockey team) (is participant)
Related Places
Boston (production location of)
New York (production location of)
Brooklyn (production location of)
San Francisco (production location of)