When occured: 
Tue, 1950-12-26

Outgoing Commissioner Happy Chandler announces the Gillette Razor Company has purchased the television rights to the All-Star Game for six years for $6 million. A large portion of the proceeds will to the players' pension fund,


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All Star Game, Gillette Razor Company, Happy Chandler, players' pension fund


  • rj017850 said: There are a lot more people who think that TV is now the way to go and all applications are the same, with a deficiency of flavor and morality. all best serials 8:40AM 02/19/13
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