Radio: Baseball in Color

For its first color telecast of a baseball game, CBS unloaded its cameras last week at Ebbets Field. After watching the game (Dodgers, 8; Braves, 1) over a color receiver at CBS' Manhattan headquarters, Herald Tribune Sport Columnist Red Smith reported:

"The reproduction was excellent, striking and only faintly phony. The Dodgers and Boston Braves all came out as spectacularly beauteous critters, except for [Dodger Catcher] Roy Campanella, who had neglected to shave. The athletes looked only a wee bit too athletic, being endowed with magnificently bronzed complexions glowing with not quite believable...

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