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Thursday, March 05, 2020

Yankees to hold moment of silence for fallen female scout

TAMPA — The Yankees plan to hold a moment of silence to honor area scout Kelly Rodman, who died Wednesday.

Rodman was one of the few female scouts in the game. She represented the Yankees, alongside Nick Swisher, at the 2019 MLB Draft.

“‘I’ve never been discouraged of being a woman scout,” Rodman said in a video for the YES Network. “Or as I like to just say, a scout. I’m here to be a scout, to get the best players, to work in baseball, to do my thing. What do I say to young women and little girls? go for it. If you want to work in baseball, or if you want to work in another sport, just go for it. Do what you love. Be passionate about it. Go out. Do the work. Go to baseball games. Go talk to people about baseball. Talk to your dads. Talk to your moms. Read everything you can. I’m a student of the game. I’ve always been a student of the game. That’s how we learn. It’s nonstop.”

 

QLE Posted: March 05, 2020 at 12:24 AM | 0 comment(s)
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