By Alex Raskin Sports News Editor For Dailymail.com
Published: 19:20 GMT, 5 January 2021 | Updated: 19:52 GMT, 5 January 2021
The Boston Red Sox have hired Bianca Smith to be a minor league coach, making her the first black woman to hold that title in professional baseball.
'The opportunity is amazing,' Smith told MLB Network. 'I'm still wrapping my head around it. I probably won't really have it sink in until I'm actually there.'Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
For the last two years, the 29-year-old had been working as an assistant coach and hitting coordinator at Carroll University (Wisconsin), but will now be working at the club's spring training and player development facility in Fort Myers, Florida.