Monte Irvin

Monte Irvin 2

Born: February 25, 1919 in Haleburg, Alabama
Died: January 11, 2016 in Houston, Texas
Position: Of
Bats: Right Throws: Right
HT: 6-1 WT: 195 lb.

Leader in home runs in 1945-46 (3); “slugging” in 1945-46 (.555) and 1946-47 (.711); hits in 1945-46 (57); doubles in 1941-42 (18) and 1945-46 (12)…won MVP in 1945-46…named to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973…in 2014 he was selected as one of the best 75 players of the Puerto Rico Professional League. Inducted into the Puerto Rico Professional Baseball Hall of Fame in 2023.

Photo colorization: Joe Torres

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