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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