MESA, Ariz. (CBS) — It was a historic day Saturday on the Cubs’ television broadcast for their Cactus League game.
Veteran announcer Beth Mowins became the first woman ever to do play-by-play for a Cubs game.READ MORE: Retired CPD Officer Richard Haljean Struck, Killed While Crossing Street In Hit-And-Run In Edison Park
Mowins first called an NFL game in 2017 – and has been the longtime voice of the College Softball World Series.READ MORE: Doggy Daycare Owner Appalled After State's Attorney Declines To Prosecute State Inspector Jose Guillen, Who Was Caught On Camera Groping Her
She is scheduled to call a few regular-season games this season filling-in for Jon Sciambi.
The Cubs took on the Colorado Rockies on Saturday. Jake Marisinick added a home run.MORE NEWS: Disney On Ice Has Multiple Levels Of Precautions As They Perform Amid Pandemic
The Cubs won 4-2.