Billy Ebbler’s first front office as the Mets’ general manager is historic.
The team is appointing Elizabeth Bean as director of major league operations, according to multiple reports. It makes her the highest ranked female baseball player in the club’s history.
She’s spent the past four years working for Major League Baseball, starting as a youth programs intern and labor relations intern and working her way up to her most recent position as Senior Baseball Operations Coordinator, According to her LinkedIn page.
The Canadian, who holds a master’s degree in philosophy from Columbia and was an assistant lecturer at Lehman College, also spent time as a baseball coach with the Blue Jays in 2015. Ben is herself a pitcher who plays baseball in New York City. League on weekends from 2016 to 2018.
Eppler was appointed as the Mets GM in November.
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