Ronnie Gajownik debuts as D backs Minor League Manager

Posted on April 7, 2023

Yankees’ Rachel Balkovec broke barriers in 2022 by becoming the first female skipper for Single-A Tampa.  Now Ronnie Gajownik has carved out her own place in history. With Thursday’s game, she became the first woman to manage at the High-A level. Gajownik, who won a gold medal in the 2015 Pan-American Games as part of Team USA’s women’s baseball team, joined Arizona in 2021 as a video assistant for Hillsboro.  Ronnie was slated to be a coach for the D-backs’ Rookie-level Arizona Complex League team, but a broken foot of one of Double-A Amarillo’s coaches created a void … and Gajownik stepped into it, handling first-base coaching duties for all of 2022.  Read about her amazing journey at:

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