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Dick Irvin
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1958
1960 Topps Dick Irvin.jpg
Born (1892-07-19)July 19, 1892
Hamilton, ON, CAN
Died May 15, 1957(1957-05-15) (aged 64)
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 162 lb (73 kg; 11 st 8 lb)
Position Center
Playing career 1926–1929

James Dickinson Irvin, Sr. (born July 19, 1892May 15, 1957) was a professional Canadian ice hockey centre. He played his playing career for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL) and also coached hockey in the NHL. Irvin's son Dick Irvin, Jr. is a retired sports broadcaster and author.

Irvin won 4 Stanley Cups in his coaching career, one in 1932 with the Toronto Maple Leafs and 3 in 1944, 1946, and 1953 with the Montreal Canadiens.

Irvin was born on July 19, 1892 in Hamilton, Ontario and died on May 15, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois.

He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1958.

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