The Marlins have hired Kim Ng to be their new general manager, a move that ought to be celebrated by fans of the team as well as the hundreds of millions of female baseball fans around the world. Ng grinded for 30 years with three different MLB franchises and most recently in the league’s main office to learn everything there is to know about the sport. Her resumé is unrivaled by conventional first-time GM candidates—all she needed was somebody to look past their own deeply ingrained prejudices to trust her to lead a front office.
On Friday, the Marlins did. Her patience and perseverance paid off.
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