BALTIMORE (WJZ) — While the 2021 Orioles season has had plenty of lowlights, there’s the potential for a few milestones worth celebrating with centerfielder Cedric Mullins on the cusp of becoming the first 30-30 player in team history and first baseman Ryan Mountcastle threatening the franchise’s single-season home run record for a rookie.

And the team already crossed a historic first off the list thanks to broadcaster Melanie Newman, who in July was a member of the first all-female broadcast team in Major League Baseball history.

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During the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, Newman became the first-ever woman to call play-by-play for an Orioles game.

Not surprisingly, Newman now has her fair share of fans. At Tuesday night’s game between the Orioles and Kansas City Royals, the cameras showed a young girl in the stands with a sign that read: “Hey, Melanie Newman, need help in the booth?”

The team later shared a video of the young girl meeting her hero after the last out for a hug an an autograph, along with the message, “Representation matters.”

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Newman later tweeted that her “heart could explode” after meeting the young girl, Ellee. “She’s going to do big things,” Newman said.

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The broadcaster later added that the encounter “made my season.”

CBS Baltimore Staff