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425: Lizzie Arlington

The First Woman to Play for a Professional Men’s Baseball Team

Born: c.1876

Died: 1919 (according to Wikipedia)

Original Name: Elizabeth Stroud

Lizzie appeared on a minor league team in 1898 for a single game.

She continued to play baseball for many years in smaller leagues.

It would take one hundred ten years for another woman to appear in a minor league game.