Fans celebrate Kim Ng becoming baseball’s first female GM

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Earlier today, Kim Ng was named general manager of the Miami Marlins, making her the first female GM – and first East Asian American GM – in major league baseball (MLB) history.

According to the Miami Marlins press release, Ng is “believed to be the first woman hired to the general manager position by any of the professional men’s sports teams in the North American major leagues.”

On social media, the news of MLB’s first female GM was met with support from many fans, reporters, and athletes. Here’s a sampling:

 

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