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The· Boston red sox The organization will hire Bianca Smith as a minor league coach. Report The Boston Globe.. This move is important because Smith will be the first black woman to work as a coach in a professional baseball organization affiliated with Major League Baseball.

Via Globe Report:

“She was a great candidate,” said Ben Crockett, Red Sox Vice President of Player Development. “She has had some really interesting experiences and has been passionate about growing her skill set and growing herself.”

According to the report, Smith is expected to collaborate with minor league fielders at the Red Sox Spring Training Complex in Fort Myers, Florida.

Smith, who played softball at Dartmouth in 2010-12, has created a strong resume since graduating from college. She was a graduate assistant and baseball director for five years at Case Western Reserve University, and then an assistant coach at the University of Dallas. Since 2019, she has been an assistant coach and batting coordinator at Carroll College.

Smith also interned in the baseball operations department of Reds And Rangers..

The Red Sox will officially announce its adoption at some point in January. In January 2020 Giants Alyssa Nacken nominated as a major league coaching staff Make her the first woman in such a position.. She will return to the Giants in the 2021 season.

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Red Sox will hire Bianca Smith as the first black female coach in professional baseball

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