January 4, 2021 |
Bianca Smith, 29, has become the first black woman to train in professional baseball, and is named a Boston Red Sox minor league system coach. Seattle Medium reported.
In the role, she will work with the team’s markers at the Red Sox minor league facility in Fort Meyers, Fla., The Medium reported.
Prior to joining, Smith was an assistant baseball coach and hit coordinator at Carroll University.
Smith played softball at Dartmouth from 2010 to 2012, served as director of baseball operations at Case Western Reserve University from 2013 to 2017 and was assistant coach at the University of Dallas in 2018.