My Turn: Daniel F. Harrington: Rhode Island’s Queen of Baseball

On Aug. 14, 1922, history was made at Boston’s Fenway Park — and Harvey McClellan was determined to stop it.McClellan was playing third base for the American League All-Stars, who had come to Fenway to face the Red Sox in an exhibition game. What made the outing historic was McClellan’s teammate playing first base: Rhode Islander Lizzie Murphy, the first woman ever to play in a major-league exhibition game.McClellan’s goal was to embarrass Murphy. In the

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