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Be the First
Growing up in a Northern California family of baseball nuts, Renel Brooks-Moon spent many a weekend cheering at Oakland A's or San Francisco Giants games. Then her fandom led her to live out her baseball fantasy.

In 2000, when she was working as a morning radio show host and local sports correspondent, the Giants tapped Brooks-Moon—and her booming, throaty voice—to be the ballpark's public address announcer. She's the only woman in Major League Baseball holding the coveted position (and the third ever in the sport's history to do it fulltime).