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The Boston Red Sox just hired Bianca Smith — the first Black woman to coach in professional baseball history

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The Boston Red Sox just hired Bianca Smith — the first Black woman to coach in professional baseball history

By Doha Madani via https://www.nbcnews.com/

“I think it’s a great opportunity also to just kind of inspire other women that are interested in this game,” Smith said Monday.

Bianca Smith became the first Black woman to coach in professional baseball Monday after the Boston Red Sox announced she would be joining their minor league team.

Smith, who is currently a hitting coach at Carroll University in Wisconsin, will be the first Black woman to coach in professional baseball, according to the Red Sox.

“I think it’s a great opportunity also to just kind of inspire other women that are interested in this game,” Smith told the MLB Network Monday. “This is not something I thought about when I was…

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