Mendoza Making History In Broadcast Booth

In General by Samori Benjamin

Jessica Mendoza taking swing during her Olympic softball days.

In part Four of our series on the women covering the 2015 World Series we speak with women’s Olympic softball champion  Jessica Mendoza who won gold with Team Usa.  This past baseball season Mendoza made history as she became the first woman to join ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball broadcast booth for the entire telecast after she replaced Curt Shilling for the final couple of months of the season after he was suspended.  Before joing the Sunday Night Baseball broadcast booth Mendoza was an analyst on Baseball Tonight breaking down the game, something else you rarely see, a woman give analysis of a baseball game.  We chat with her right here…