SF Giants Hire First Woman Coach in MLB History

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Major League Baseball has its first female coach.

The San Francisco Giants hired Alyssa Nakken to the coaching staff on Thursday. Nakken will serve as an assistant coach to manager Gabe Kapler, making her the first woman to coach at the major league level.

The Giants announced the hiring of Nakken and Mark Hallberg, who managed Class A Salem-Keizer last year, in a joint release.

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