By: KDKA-TV News Staff

BRADENTON, Fla. (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Pirates will now have the first female uniformed coach in their franchise’s history.

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Caitlyn Callahan has reportedly been hired as a developmental coach who will work with the team out of Pirate City in Bradenton, Florida, according to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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She had recently worked with the Cincinnati Reds as a minor league video and technology intern.

Callahan was a college softball player at St. Mary’s as well as Boston University.

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While the team has not officially made the announcement, Callahan confirmed the hire on her Instagram page, saying “excited to announce that I’ve accepted a position with the Pittsburgh Pirates as a Development Coach!”