San Francisco Giants coach, Alyssa Nakken, made history on Tuesday night when she became the first female coach on the field of a regular-season game.
Nakken coached first based for the Giants in the third inning against San Diego.
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She was appointed to the role in January 2020, which made her the first full-time female coach in Major League Baseball.
“To be ready to step in was a no-brain,” said Nakken. “This is my job.
“I’ve never felt any sort of lack of support from this organisation. The group is here really special,” she added.