MIAMI (AP) — Kim Ng started her Major League Baseball career as an intern, and three decades later she’s still on the rise and shattering ceilings.
Ng became the highest-ranking woman in baseball operations in the major leagues when she was hired Friday as general manager of the Miami Marlins.
She is believed to be the first female general manager for a men’s team in a major professional sport in North America, the Marlins said.
Ng (pronounced Ang) won three World Series rings while spending 21 years in the front offices of the Chicago White Sox (1990-96), New York Yankees (1998-2001) and Los Angeles Dodgers (2002-11). She spent the past nine years with MLB as a senior vice president.
“After decades of determination, it is the honor of my career to lead the Miami Marlins,” Ng said in a statement. “When I got into this business, it seemed unlikely a