When all the members of the San Francisco Giants staff line up at the Dodger Stadium on March 26, there will be extra interest in assistant coach Alyssa Nakken as she will become the first woman to be on a big-league roster. Here is a little sneak peek in Alyssa Nakken’s life before her big role in San Francisco.
SF Giants appoint Alyssa Nakken to Gabe Kepler’s coaching staff
Who is Alyssa Nakken
“Simply, I think she’s going to be a great coach,” [Giants manager] Kapler said. “Merit and the ability to be a great coach trumps all.”
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Alyssa Nakken, who turns 30 on June 13 this year, graduated from Woodland High School in 2008. While in high school, Alyssa Nakken played softball, basketball and volleyball….