WBZ Archives: Ted Williams Hits His 300th Homerun

On this date in 1951, Ted Williams hit his 300th career home run. WBZ-TV began televising Red Sox games that season, with Curt Gowdy - the voice of baseball in Boston. It was the first time baseball games were regularly broadcast to New England.

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  1. Susan Hill says:

    This commercial is great, but it would be nice if you could identify all the people in the original. I recognize most, but can’t remember the names. Love seeing Barry Burbank in the same segment both old & new.

  2. Hi Susan. Here is a complete shot-by-shot breakdown of everyone in the original production and the remake: http://boston.cbslocal.com/2018/03/26/wbz-one-4-all-promo-remake/

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