Princeton University's baseball program was their first varsity sport and it started in November 1864. Thirteen years later, Leonidas Lee became their first player to make it to the big leagues.
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Princeton University was one of the two teams in the first ever televised baseball game. It was played on May 17, 1938 at Columbia University's Baker Field. Princeton won the single-camera NBC broadcast 2-1 while fans watched live and listened to Bill Stern call the game. Source: Princeton University Media Guide (2004).