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MLB 2022: New York Yankees hire a female manager and make history in the Major Leagues

While the Major League Baseball (MLB) is waiting for the news that may come with the resumption of negotiations between the owners of the league and the Players Association (MLBPA), new york yankees returned to make history in the ball sport.

The New York franchise has not made any moves on its Major League team for the lockout, but like the rest of the franchises has defined the staffs of each of its Minor League teams. And that’s where the Yankees have made a difference.

Rachel Belkovec, who was already working at the international complex level with the Yankees, will become the first female manager in the history of the affiliated ball after being announced as the boss of the Tampa Tarpons, the Yankees’ Low Class A team.



Who is Rachel Belkovec?

Rachel Belkovec with the Yankees. (Getty Images)

If you look at my career, it’s hard not to believe that I’ll be able to do a good jobWith that phrase, Rachel Belkovec was introduced to the press this Sunday as the new manager of the Tarpons, the first experience in that position for her.

And she has a point: in addition to the two seasons she had behind her as hitting coach at the international complex, Belkovec was also a performance coach for the Houston Astros and Saint Louis Cardinals., and spent time in the Australian and Netherlands ball leagues.

Even the commissioner of Major League Baseball (MLB), Rob Manfred, went out to congratulate the born in Omaha, Nebraska: “As manager of the Tampa Tarpons, he will continue to demonstrate his experience and leadership in the Yankees organization.“.

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