Amanda Hopkins was a standout softball player at Central Washington University, but has pursued a baseball career as a major league scout. Her signing by the Seattle Mariners makes her the first full-time female scout by a major league team since the 1950s.
Amanda is following in her father’s footsteps. Ron Hopkins is currently a Pirates assistant to the general manager, having worked in various scouting roles in the Rangers and A’s organizations.
Read more about Amanda Hopkins at the link below from mlb.com: