Main League Baseball simply hit a house run for feminine empowerment with this history-making transfer.

On Friday, Nov. 13, Kim Ng was named the Miami Marlins’ basic supervisor, making the 51-year-old MLB’s first feminine GM and second particular person of Asian descent to steer a group for the league. She can be the highest-ranking girl in baseball operations for any of the 30 groups.

“I entered Main League Baseball as an intern and, after many years of dedication, it’s the honor of my profession to steer the Miami Marlins as their subsequent basic supervisor,” Ng mentioned in a press release posted on MLB.com. “We’re constructing for the long run in South Florida, creating a forward-thinking, collaborative, artistic baseball operation made up of extremely gifted and devoted workers who’ve, over the previous few years, laid a fantastic basis for achievement.”

She continued, “This problem is one I do not take calmly. After I obtained into this enterprise, it appeared unlikely a lady would lead a Main League group, however I’m dogged within the pursuit of my objectives. My objective is now to carry championship baseball to Miami. I’m each humbled and wanting to proceed constructing the successful tradition our followers count on and deserve.”