Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Women’s College Alumna is Changing Major League Baseball

"Meet the Woman Who's Changing Baseball - As baseball's only female announcer, Renel Brooks-Moon scores big with San Francisco Giants fans.

Growing up in a Northern California family of baseball nuts, Renel Brooks-Moon spent many a weekend cheering at Oakland A's or San Francisco Giants games. But she didn't realize how far fandom would take her until 2000, when she was working as a morning radio show host and local sports correspondent. That's when the Giants tapped Brooks-Moon—and her booming, throaty voice—to be the ballpark's public address announcer. She's the only woman in Major League Baseball holding the coveted position (and the third ever in the sport's history to do it full-time)."

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Renel Brooks-Moon graduated from Mills College. Mills College is located in Oakland, CA. To learn more about Mills College, visit the college Web site.

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