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Sport’s First Female General Manager

December 20, 2006 1:27 PM

This week’s Newsweek has the skinny on one woman who’s in a good position to become baseball’s first manaer.

Walking around major League Baseball's recent winter meetings in Florida, Kim Ng might just as well have been one of the boys. While she may be the most prominent woman in the 30 executive offices of baseball's various teams, her colleagues no longer notice the novelty. They just know the 38-year-old assistant general manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers knows her baseball stuff—from negotiating player salaries in the back rooms to assessing talent on the field.

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