A local of Pittsburgh-American Bianca Smith turns into the primary black girl to educate skilled baseball – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

SEWICKLEY, Pa. (KDKA) – A Sewickley woman becomes the first black woman to coach in professional baseball history.

Bianca Smith will join the #RedSox organization this season, becoming the first black woman to train in professional baseball history. pic.twitter.com/ZQsHd8iprD

– Red Sox (@RedSox) January 5, 2021

The Boston Red Sox announced the hiring of Bianca Smith on Monday. She will be a minor league coach in Fort Myers, Florida.

Smith played softball at Dartmouth College and previously worked in the sports departments at Case Western Reserve University and Carroll University.

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