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Minor league baseball elects first female manager

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(CNN) – Minor League Baseball has selected its first female manager.

Rachel Balkovec, 34, confirmed Sunday that she has been tasked with running the Tampa Tarpons, a team from the New York Yankees.

The move comes after the Yankees hired Balkovec in 2019 as the first woman to serve as a full-time batting coach in a Major League Baseball organization.

Balkovec previously worked for the Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago White Sox.

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