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: Chicago Police Officer Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Shopping Center Parking Lot At North And Sheffield Avenues
Mowins first called an NFL game in 2017 – and has been the longtime voice of the College Softball World Series.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Pleasant Parade Weather Tuesday
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: Indiana Attorney General Files Lawsuit To Crack Down On Harassing Robocalls, And Effort May Help In Illinois Too
The Cubs won 4-2.