Boston Red Sox Hire Bianca Smith as First Black Woman Coach in Baseball History

By Stacy M. Brown
NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent

Bianca Smith, an African American woman, has made baseball history.

Smith, who most recently served as an assistant baseball coach and hitting coordinator at Wisconsin’s Carroll University, was named a coach in the Boston Red Sox minor league system.

Smith, 29, becomes the first Black woman to coach in professional baseball.

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