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On this Date 1957 - HOF Castleman D. Chesley Produces First Live ACC Basketball Telecast

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 12/07/17, 5:45AM EST

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On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Castleman D. Chesley produced the first live telecast of an Atlantic Coast Conference basketball game...

December 7, 1957 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Castleman D. Chesley produced the first live telecast of an Atlantic Coast Conference basketball game as North Carolina faced Clemson at Woollen Gymnasium. A pioneer in TV with college sports, he had put together impromptu telecasts of UNC’s Final Four games in March of 1957. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1987.

Castleman D. Chesley - NCSHOF