Monte Irvin - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Monte Irvin



Monford 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)
• Buried: Cremated
• Relatives: Cal Irvin (Brother)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Compared to Contemporary Shortstops (Top 50)

Compare With:



Glossary
# Players Pos Yrs Career HoF
1
SS
25
1924-1948
61.6
47.9
5.7
0.1
8.3
2
SS
17
1932-1948
25.1
16.4
4.6
0.8
3.2
3
SS
10
1938-1948
16.4
16.6
-0.9
0.0
0.6
4
SS
8
1936-1947
16.1
14.0
-0.3
0.1
2.3
5
SS
6
1938-1946
10.9
10.4
-0.6
0.0
1.1
6
SS
11
1938-1948
9.5
2.4
3.6
0.0
3.5
7
SS
7
1939-1945
8.3
5.2
1.7
0.0
1.4
8
SS
13
1932-1944
5.8
5.0
-0.8
0.0
1.5
9
SS
11
1930-1943
4.6
3.8
-0.3
0.0
1.1
10
SS
3
1942-1944
3.9
2.9
-0.7
0.0
1.6
11
SS
2
1943-1944
2.8
1.0
1.1
0.0
0.7
12
SS
5
1940-1944
2.2
0.7
-0.8
0.0
2.3
13
SS
6
1941-1946
2.2
1.1
0.3
0.0
0.8
14
SS
8
1937-1944
1.2
0.5
0.2
0.0
0.5
15
SS
9
1939-1948
1.0
0.6
-0.3
0.0
0.8
16
SS
10
1935-1947
0.6
-1.6
0.6
0.0
1.6
17
SS
8
1932-1943
0.5
1.0
-0.8
0.0
0.4
18
SS
2
1937-1944
0.5
0.3
-0.4
0.5
0.1
19
SS
4
1936-1946
0.2
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.3
20
SS
4
1937-1945
0.1
0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.3
21
SS
2
1941-1944
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
22
SS
3
1939-1948
0.0
0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.1
23
SS
1
1943
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
24
SS
2
1940-1943
0.0
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
25
SS
1
1943
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
26
SS
3
1937-1945
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
27
SS
4
1935-1944
-0.3
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.1
28
SS
3
1940-1944
-0.5
-1.1
0.4
0.0
0.3
29
SS
19
1929-1948
-0.5
-2.5
-0.1
0.2
1.9
30
SS
8
1936-1946
-0.6
-0.1
-0.7
0.0
0.2
31
SS
5
1941-1945
-0.9
-1.0
-0.1
0.0
0.2
32
SS
4
1930-1944
-1.5
-3.1
0.3
0.0
1.3
33
SS
6
1943-1948
-1.7
-1.7
-0.4
0.1
0.3
34
SS
3
1942-1944
-2.3
-2.7
-0.1
0.0
0.5
35
SS
9
1934-1945
-4.5
-5.7
-0.6
0.0
1.9

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James