Phillies official 'optimistic' that Marlins' hiring of GM Kim Ng will create more opportunity for women in baseball
Phillies official 'optimistic' that Marlins' hiring of GM Kim Ng will create more opportunity for women in baseball

PHILADELPHIA — When the news broke Friday morning that the Miami Marlins hired Kim Ng as the first female general manager in baseball history, Corinne Landrey heard from friends and family. As a woman who works in the Phillies’ front office, she felt a surge of excitement and optimism.Mostly, though, Landrey’s in-the-moment reaction was one that Ng – and glass-ceiling-breakers in every American industry – would have seconded.“It was exciting, but it was also during the middle of the work day,” Landrey said by phone Saturday. “So I was spending time thinking about how to beat Kim.”Ng, 51, is em…

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