Making MLB history as first female to coach on the field during a game

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A woman has made baseball history.

Alyssa Nakken is the first female to coach on the field during a Major League Baseball game.

She entered during the late innings to coach first base for the San Francisco Giants in their exhibition game last night against the Oakland A’s.

Nakken is also the first female coach on staff in league history.

She joined the Giants organization in 2014 as an intern in the Operations Department. Prior to that, she was the Chief Information Officer for the University of San Francisco baseball team. She also played first base for the Sacramento State Hornets where she was a four-time academic all-American softball player

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