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A Famous First

Lizzie Murphy, from Warren, Rhode Island, was the first woman to play in a Major League exhibition game. She played with her team, Ed Carr's All Stars of Boston, against the Boston Red Sox August 14, 1922. Murphy was known as "The Queen of Baseball."


Source: http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/how-rhode-islands-lizzie-murphy-played-major-league-baseball-1922/

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