Monte Irvin facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMonte Irvin
|Left fielder / Right fielder|
February 25, 1919|
|Died: January 11, 2016
|July 8, 1949, for the New York Giants|
|September 30, 1956, for the Chicago Cubs|
|Runs batted in||443|
Major League Baseball
|Career highlights and awards|
|Baseball Hall of Fame|
|Election Method||Negro Leagues Committee|
He played with the Newark Eagles (1938–42, 46-48), New York Giants (1949–55) and Chicago Cubs (1956). He grew up in New Jersey and was a standout football player at Lincoln University. Irvin left Lincoln to spend several seasons in Negro league baseball. His career was interrupted by military service from 1943 to 1945.
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