This day in baseball: Elaine Weddington Steward promoted

On January 26, 1990, Elaine Weddington Steward was promoted to assistant general manager for the Boston Red Sox.  She had been working with the franchise since 1988 as an associate counsel.  Her promotion in 1990 made her the highest-ranking black female executive in Major League Baseball.

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Elaine Weddington Steward (The Business Journals)