- 32 pages
- Queen of the Diamond
- Emily Arnold McCully
- 12 March 2017 Emily Arnold McCully
Lizzie Murphy Was Good At Baseball In Fact, She Was Better Than Most Of The Boys But She Was Born In 1900, And Back Then Baseball Was Not A Game For Girls Lizzie Practiced With Her Brother Anyway, And Then She Talked Her Way Onto The Local Boys Team, First As A Batboy, Then As A Player Everyone Was Impressed By Her Hard Catches And Fast Pitches By The Time She Turned Fifteen, She Was Playing For Two Different Amateur Boys Teams When She Turned Eighteen, Lizzie Did Something Else That Women Weren T Supposed To Do She Signed Up With A Professional Baseball Team, Determined To Earn Her Living Playing The Game.