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Monte Irvin



Montford Merrill Irvin
(Mr. Murder)

Born: February 25, 1919 in Haleburg, AL
Died: January 11, 2016 in Houston, TX
          (96 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 195
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973
• High School: Orange HS (Orange, NJ)
• College: Lincoln University (Chester County, PA)
• Relatives: Cal Irvin (Brother)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NE
NN2
19
SS
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
NE
20
3B
31
121
109
15
28
3
1
3
19
1
11
1
.257
.325
.385
.710
90
NE
NN2
21
CF
38
159
143
30
53
9
4
4
39
2
15
1
.371
.430
.573
1.004
164
NE
NN2
22
SS
41
174
152
34
60
12
1
8
48
8
13
9
.395
.442
.645
1.087
215
NE
NN2
23
CF
4
18
18
7
11
3
1
1
11
0
0
0
.611
.611
1.056
1.667
385
NE
NN2
24
CF
1
4
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
35
26
CF
7
24
21
3
8
1
0
0
4
0
2
0
1
.381
.435
.429
.863
167
NE
27
SS
60
257
227
56
85
13
3
8
61
2
28
0
2
.374
.443
.564
1.007
185
NE
NN2
28
CF
57
240
204
41
62
6
1
11
47
6
32
1
3
.304
.401
.505
.906
147
9
2
SS
240
998
879
187
308
47
11
35
229
19
101
1
17
0
.350
.418
.548
.966
169
162 Game Average
674
593
126
208
32
7
24
155
13
68
1
11
0
.350
.418
.548
.966
169
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Negro Leagues
236
987
871
185
304
46
11
35
229
19
99
1
16
0
.349
.416
.548
.964
167
1
vs Major Leagues
4
11
8
2
4
1
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
.500
.600
.625
1.225
329
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Newark Eagles
SS
236
987
871
185
304
46
11
35
229
19
99
1
16
0
.349
.416
.548
.964
167
1
Negro All Stars
CF
4
11
8
2
4
1
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
.500
.600
.625
1.225
329



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NE
NN2
1
.000
.340
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.126
NE
121
.326
.341
9.1%
8.6%
2.5%
2.0%
.128
.119
NE
NN2
159
.448
.347
9.4%
9.5%
2.5%
1.4%
.203
.121
NE
NN2
174
.464
.316
7.5%
8.1%
4.6%
1.2%
.250
.102
NE
NN2
18
.764
.326
0.0%
9.6%
5.6%
1.0%
.444
.093
NE
NN2
4
.241
.354
0.0%
9.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.104
24
.411
.314
8.3%
8.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.048
.072
NE
257
.464
.335
10.9%
8.5%
3.1%
1.1%
.189
.092
NE
NN2
240
.417
.343
13.3%
8.9%
4.6%
1.0%
.201
.104
9
2
998
.436
.336
10.1%
8.7%
3.5%
1.2%
.198
.104
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
9
Negro Leagues
987
.435
.336
10.0%
8.7%
3.5%
1.2%
.199
.105
1
vs Major Leagues
11
.548
.293
18.2%
7.6%
0.0%
0.0%
.125
.045
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
9
Newark Eagles
987
.435
.336
10.0%
8.7%
3.5%
1.2%
.199
.105
1
Negro All Stars
11
.548
.293
18.2%
7.6%
0.0%
0.0%
.125
.045

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