Rachel Balkovec Set To Become First Female Manager in Minor Leagues

The times they are a changin’

The New York Yankees have promoted Rachel Balkovec to be the manager of the Low-A Tampa Tarpons, making her the first female manager in affiliated professional baseball.


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The 34-year-old has worked in pro ball for ten years. Serving as the hitting coach in 2019 for the rookie-level Florida Complex League, she became the first female full-time hitting coach within an MLB organization.

Twitter reacted to the monumental hire:

This is a big step in one day seeing a Female Skip in the Majors.

It’s going to happen, you just know it…


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