They List the Source as the National Pastime Museum

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.

Sources:

https://calltothepen.com/2017/07/05/baseball-history-lizzie-arlington-becomes-first-female-player/

https://www.encyclopedia.com/women/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/arlington-lizzie-b-1876

http://research.sabr.org/journals/women-players-in-organized-baseball

https://sabr.org/latest/jackson-gibson-early-women-baseball-lizzie-stride-arlington-and-effa-manley