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Full Name: Montford Merrill Irvin Primary Position: OF,LF,1B
Height/Weight: 6' 1"/195 First Game: July 8, 1949
Birthdate: February 25, 1919 Final Game: September 30, 1956
Birthplace: Haleburg, Alabama MLB Experience: 8 years
Bat/Throw: Right/Right
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Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973


Biography

Monte Irvin (Montford Merrill Irvin) was born on February 25, 1919 in Haleburg, Alabama. He made his Major League debut on July 8, 1949 for the New York Giants. In 1950, his rookie year, he hit .299 with 15 home runs and 66 RBI. Irvin played for the New York Giants and Chicago Cubs over the course of his 8 year career.

Most people believe that Monte Irvin's best season was 1951, when he slugged 24 home runs, hit for a .312 average and knocked in 121 runs.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1949 NY N 36 76 7 17 0 7 .224 .366 .316 3 2 17 11 0 0 0 0 2
1950 NY N 110 374 61 112 15 66 .299 .392 .497 19 5 52 41 5 1 3 0 7
1951 NY N 151 558 94 174 24 121 .312 .415 .514 19 11 89 44 9 1 12 0 15
1952 NY N 46 126 10 39 4 21 .310 .365 .437 2 1 10 11 1 0 0 0 3
1953 NY N 124 444 72 146 21 97 .329 .406 .541 21 5 55 34 3 0 2 0 20
1954 NY N 135 432 62 113 19 64 .262 .363 .438 13 3 70 23 2 3 7 8 18
1955 NY N 51 150 16 38 1 17 .253 .337 .333 7 1 17 15 3 1 3 0 5
1956 CHI N 111 339 44 92 15 50 .271 .346 .460 13 3 41 41 0 3 1 5 11
Total 764 2499 366 731 99 443 .293 .383 .475 97 31 351 220 23 9 28 13 81

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1949 NY N OF 10 0 0 15 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1949 NY N 3B 5 0 0 1 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .923
1949 NY N 1B 5 0 0 40 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1950 NY N 1B 59 0 0 459 48 11 62 0 0 0 0 0 .979
1950 NY N OF 49 0 0 109 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .991
1950 NY N 3B 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1951 NY N OF 112 0 0 237 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .996
1951 NY N 1B 39 0 0 348 50 8 47 0 0 0 0 0 .980
1952 NY N OF 32 0 0 44 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1953 NY N OF 113 0 0 244 10 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 .973
1954 NY N 1B 1 0 1.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1954 NY N 3B 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1954 NY N OF 128 118 1069.1 274 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .976
1954 NY N RF 2 1 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1954 NY N LF 127 117 1060.1 275 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .976
1955 NY N OF 45 0 0 94 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .961
1956 CHI N OF 96 0 0 216 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .991
Total 1B 104 0 1.1 849 101 19 114 0 0 0 0 0 .980
Total OF 585 118 1069.1 1233 45 22 6 0 0 0 0 0 .983
Total 3B 8 0 2 2 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .875
Total RF 2 1 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Total LF 127 117 1060.1 275 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .976

Transactions

  • Signed as a non-drafted free agent by New York Giants (1949).
  • Selected by Chicago Cubs from New York Giants in the Rule 5 major league draft (November 27, 1955).

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