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Miami Marlins Name Kim NG MLB’s First Woman GM

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Kim NG brings thirty years of experience and three World Series Championship to the Marlins

The Marlins began the reshaping of their baseball operations department after parting ways with Michael Hill as president of baseball operations on Oct. 18.

The Marlins over the years have lost many great talented players to rivals and have missed out on several great prospects in the draft. Majority owner and Yankee Hall of Famer Derrick Jeter new a change had to be made if they were to complete for a championship in 2021.

Miami Marlins Name Kim NG MLB's First Woman GM

“On behalf of principal owner Bruce Sherman and our entire ownership group, we look forward to Kim bringing a wealth of knowledge and championship-level experience to the Miami Marlins,” chief executive officer Derek Jeter said in a statement. “Her leadership of our baseball operations team will play a major role on our path toward sustained success. Additionally, her extensive work in expanding youth baseball and softball initiatives will enhance our efforts to grow the game among our local youth as we continue to make a positive impact on the South Florida community.”

Miami Marlins Name Kim NG MLB's First Woman GM

“I entered Major League Baseball as an intern and, after decades of determination, it is the honor of my career to lead the Miami Marlins as their next general manager,” Ng said in a statement. “We are building for the long term in South Florida, developing a forward-thinking, collaborative, creative baseball operation made up of incredibly talented and dedicated staff who have, over the last few years, laid a great foundation for success.”

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