The Florida Marlins were an expansion team that began play in the 1993 season. The Marlins used to play their home matches at Joe Robbie Field, which they split with the National Football League’s Miami Dolphins (NFL).
General manager of Miami Marlins
Kimberly J. NG is a Major League Baseball executive who was born on November 17, 1968. She is the highest-ranking female baseball executive and the general manager of the Miami Marlins. She is the first woman to lead one of North America’s Big Four leagues as general manager, as well as the first person of East Asian heritage to lead an MLB franchise.
Ng, a softball player in college, graduated from the University of Chicago. She then rose through the ranks of numerous Major League Baseball front offices to become the league’s vice president. In 2020, she was named general manager of the Marlins.
Ng was the first of five girls born to Virginia (née Fong) and Jin Ng in Indianapolis, Indiana. Her father was a qualified accountant and her mother was a banker. Her father was an American of Cantonese Chinese origin and her mother was Thai-born of Chinese descent. She went to Fresh Meadows Elementary School in Queens and Long Island Junior High School.
Her love of baseball began when she was a little girl in Queens when she played street stickball and learned about sports from her father. She finished in 1986 from Ridgewood High School, where she rocked tennis and softball.