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First use of videotape on television :
Oct. 23, 1956 On Oct. 23, 1956, on "The Jonathan Winters Show", NBC used videotape of a 2 1/2 minute song performed the day before by Dorothy Collins as a segment in the otherwise live broadcast. Source: New York Times, 10/15/2006
Date of first game in major league history in which both teams hit lead-off home runs in each of the first two innings :
Aug. 17, 2006 In the White Sox 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Aug. 17, 2006, leadoff home runs were hit by both teams in each of the first two innings. In the top of the first, Kansas City's David DeJesus hit the game's first pitch for a homer. In the bottom of the first, Pablo Ozuna led off with a homer for the White Sox. Emil Brown homered for Kansas City to begin the second inning. Jermaine Dye then homered to open the second for the White Sox.
Source: AP, 8/18/2006