Baseball, the most American of all games, is today as much about quantitative analysis (as told in Moneyball) and international operations as it is about the suicide squeeze and the long ball. As the senior vice president of baseball operations for Major League Baseball, Kim Ng confronts these issues, and more, as she charts the future of the game. Ng started her career with the Chicago White Sox, and was an assistant general manager with the New York Yankees and the L.A. Dodgers. Oh, and did we mention that Ng is a role model for girls across the country? She has advanced further in the upper ranks of baseball management than any woman in history.
This program is presented as part of the annual Karla Scherer Endowed Lecture Series for the University of Chicago.