Hesson: 11 women who would make kickass MLB announcers

From Ted Hesson at Fusion.net on April 10, 2015, with mention of SABR members Perry Barber and Christina Kahrl:

When women get jobs as broadcasters with Major League Baseball teams, most of them head to the same place.

The sidelines.

For various reasons, the television announcers’ booth remains a man’s domain. None of the 30 teams in Major League Baseball have a female announcer regularly calling games on TV.

The problem certainly isn’t a lack of qualified women. To illustrate the point, we’ve put together a list of 11 women who would make excellent candidates for the broadcast booth.

Caveats: These women may not actually want the job, we just think they would be good at it.

Read the full article here: http://fusion.net/story/117484/11-women-who-would-make-kickass-mlb-announcers/

Originally published: April 10, 2015. Last Updated: April 10, 2015.