Sports ESPN Hires Female Softball Player to Announce Men's MLB Games

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  1. ltd86

    ltd86 Racist Banned User

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    Jessica Mendoza joins Sunday Night Baseball in ESPN shuffle

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    After bursting onto the major-league broadcasting scene in 2015, Jessica Mendoza is about to become a fixture on ESPN's flagship baseball broadcast.


    ESPN is making some significant changes to its announcing teams for the 2016 season and the biggest news is that Mendoza is joining Sunday Night Baseball on a permanent basis. Aaron Boone is also a new addition to the Sunday Night team, while Dan Shulman remains as the play-by-play voice.

    Mendoza, a longtime softball star for the U.S. national team, had worked the Women's College World Series (a role she'll continue to fill, at her request) and received a few other assignments on the network before getting the opportunity to be the first woman to sit in as an analyst for a major-league game broadcast on ESPN last August. She then stepped in for Curt Schilling on Sunday Night Baseball for the final month of the 2015 season when he was suspended. She was also on the call for the AL wild-card game.


    The rest of ESPN's reshuffle goes as follows: Schilling takes Boone's spot on the Monday Night broadcast and former Sunday Night running mate John Kruk returns to Baseball Tonight.

    John Wildhack, ESPN's executive vice president for programming and production, said of Mendoza in a statement: "Jessica made history in 2015, and most importantly, showed she belonged in a prominent role on ESPN’s MLB coverage. Her stellar analysis and undisputed credibility, combined with the instant chemistry she formed with booth-mates, made it clear she has earned this spot on Sunday Night Baseball going forward."

    Mendoza impressed us with her knowledge and passion for baseball during her handful of appearances in the booth last season and it only stands to reason that she'll get more comfortable as she calls more games. She's still going to have to deal with unwarranted negativity because she's a woman – just take a look at Twitter or remember the Atlanta radio host who ranted against her in the postseason.

    But she's already proven she can handle that.


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    Every comment in the comments section was negative about this, so naturally, the tolerant minds at Yahoo closed the comments section down.

    This bitch was atrocious announcing MLB games last year. She's a fucking softball player announcing a men's professional sport.

    ESPN has become a progressive, politically correct propaganda outlet. They couldn't care less about actual sports anymore.
     
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    Baseball is still a thing?
     
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    Need full body shot to determine if guilty.
     
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    Now this is an interesting thread:sleep:
     
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    There was only one sports babe. She was on in florida.
     
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    How long before there playing baseball and football ( women )
     
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    I coached softball for a long time so I have a lot of respect for great players. It's a much different game than baseball though, so hopefully she can translate into a good MLB announcer. It's not like ESPN broadcasts can get any worse, so what the hell?
     
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    Guilty.
     
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    I think about that all the time, to try to make myself appreciate current sports more. Soon the only sport we'll be allowed to watch or play is co-ed soccer, until co-ed soccer is forced to become all-gender-identity soccer, because they'll say co-ed discriminates against transgenders and all the other freaks :facepalm:
     
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    She looks like she could suck a mean cock.
     
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    i will continue to watch these sunday night games on mute and listen to music/podcast/stern shows, etc. been doing this ever since i couldn't stand captain obvious, joe morgan's commentary. he was the worst. and mccarver.
     
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    She can go trolling for poonanny with the players after games.
     
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    I'm hetero and this chick is hot. Could give a shit about the announcing most announcers suck anyway

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    During the playoffs I muted my TV & synched the radio broadcast with my TV so I could listen to the Mets guys. The TBS & Fox broadcasts were dog shit. Pissed me off how biased Buck was for the Royals during the World Series.
     
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    other notable sports tv babes:

    heidi watney

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    kathryn tappan

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    charissa thompson

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    edit: '90s honorable mention: willow bay

    edit2: wendi nix is milfy too, especially with those glasses
     
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    Your first statement is incorrect.