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No. The first NFL game televised was on October 22, 1939 when NBC aired a game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Philadelphia Eagles to local audiences. The first game to be televised coast-to-coast was the 1951 NFL Championship Game between the Los Angeles Rams and Cleveland Browns.

The Colts vs. Giants 1958 NFL Championship game is considered to be the game that started the rise in popularity of the NFL but it was not the first game televised.

The Brooklyn Dodger NFL football existed from 1930 - 1943. In addition to being the first NFL game televised (by NBC), the Dodgers were also involved in the CBS Radio game vs the NY Giants, when CBS Radio news interrupted the broadcast with news of the Pearl Harbor attack on Sunday, December 7, 1941.

Later, the Dodgers merged with another NFL team called the Boston Yanks. That team became the Dallas Texans, who became the Baltimore Colts. When Carroll Rosembloom and Robert Irsay traded franchises, the Dodgers/Texans/Colts became the Los Angeles Rams (now St. Louis Rams), and the later-Baltimore Colts are now in Indianapolis.

So, in a corporate sense, there really was a "Baltimore Colt" team in that 10/22/1939 game!

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