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Fri, 01.26.1990

The First Black Woman Executive in Major League Baseball is Hired

Elaine W. Stewart

*On this date in 1990, the first Black Woman executive in major league baseball MLB was hired.

Elaine Weddington Steward was named assistant general manager of the Boston Red Sox of the American League.

Reference:

MLB.com

20th Century Baseball Chronicle
Year-By-Year History of major league Baseball
Copyright 1999, Publications International Ltd.
ISBN 0-7853-4074-2

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