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Her story: 1st time all-female broadcast crew calls MLB game

Orioles Rays Baseball
Posted at 10:16 AM, Jul 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-21 10:16:19-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WTXL) — There was history in the broadcast booth at Tropicana Field. It was her story, too. Because for the first time in Major League Baseball history, an all-female announcing crew called a game as the Tampa Bay Rays played the Baltimore Orioles.

The YouTube broadcast featured Melanie Newman on play-by-play with Sarah Langs as the analyst.

Alanna Rizzo was the on-field reporter, and Heidi Watney and Lauren Gardner hosted the pregame and postgame coverage.