Female Breakthroughs: Women Keeping Score
Sure, women have become major pro players. But what about crucial sideline roles? This season, another sister joins those calling the shots
by the MORE Editors
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(2012) Shannon Eastin: First woman to referee an NFL football game.
(1995) Heather McDaniel: First woman to officiate amen’s pro hockey game.
(1973) Carol Polis: First female professional-boxing judge.
(1972) Bernice Gera: First female umpire in professional baseball.
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