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


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NE
NN2
19
SS
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
NE
20
3B
31
121
109
15
28
3
1
3
19
1
11
1
.257
.325
.385
.710
87
NE
NN2
21
CF
38
159
143
30
53
9
4
4
39
2
15
1
.371
.430
.573
1.004
157
22
SS
42
179
157
34
62
13
1
8
48
9
0
13
1
0
0
9
0
0
.395
.441
.643
1.084
211
NE
NN2
23
CF
4
18
18
7
11
3
1
1
11
0
0
0
.611
.611
1.056
1.667
383
NE
NN2
24
CF
1
4
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
31
26
CF
7
24
21
3
8
1
0
0
4
0
2
0
1
.381
.435
.429
.863
163
MULT
27
SS
62
265
235
57
87
13
3
8
62
3
0
28
1
0
0
2
0
0
.370
.437
.553
.990
181
28
CF
59
249
210
43
63
6
1
11
47
6
0
34
0
2
3
0
0
.300
.402
.495
.898
145
29
LF
45
180
158
26
42
4
2
6
29
5
0
20
0
1
1
0
0
.266
.352
.430
.782
126
10
3
CF
290
1200
1056
216
355
52
13
41
259
26
0
123
2
0
3
18
0
0
.336
.407
.527
.933
159
162 Game Average
670
590
121
198
29
7
23
145
18
0
69
108
0
3
10
0
0
.336
.407
.527
.933
159
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
286
1189
1048
214
351
51
13
41
259
26
0
121
2
0
3
17
0
0
.335
.405
.526
.931
157
1
vs Major Leagues
4
11
8
2
4
1
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
.500
.600
.625
1.225
329
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Newark Eagles
CF
280
1165
1027
211
346
50
13
41
258
24
119
2
17
0
.337
.407
.531
.937
159
4
East All Stars
3B
6
24
21
3
5
1
0
0
1
2
0
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
.238
.333
.286
.619
98
1
Negro All Stars
-
4
11
8
2
4
1
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
.500
.600
.625
1.225
329



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NE
NN2
1
.000
.345
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
1.5%
.000
.128
NE
121
.326
.348
9.1%
8.8%
2.5%
2.0%
.128
.121
NE
NN2
159
.448
.355
9.4%
9.7%
2.5%
1.4%
.203
.124
179
.463
.319
7.3%
0.6%
8.0%
13.00
4.5%
1.2%
.248
.103
NE
NN2
18
.764
.327
0.0%
9.6%
5.6%
1.0%
.444
.094
NE
NN2
4
.241
.363
0.0%
9.8%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.107
24
.411
.318
8.3%
8.3%
0.0%
0.4%
.048
.074
MULT
265
.458
.335
10.6%
0.4%
8.5%
28.00
3.0%
1.0%
.183
.090
249
.415
.343
13.7%
9.0%
4.4%
1.0%
.195
.104
180
.370
.327
11.1%
8.7%
3.3%
0.8%
.165
.095
10
3
1200
.425
.337
10.3%
8.8%
15.4%
4.9%
0.00
159.48
3.4%
1.1%
.190
.103
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
10
Negro Leagues
1189
.423
.337
10.2%
8.8%
15.4%
4.9%
0.00
159.48
3.4%
1.1%
.191
.104
1
vs Major Leagues
11
.548
.293
18.2%
7.6%
0.0%
0.0%
.125
.045
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
10
Newark Eagles
1165
.426
.338
10.2%
8.8%
3.5%
1.2%
.194
.104
4
East All Stars
24
.315
.286
8.3%
6.7%
15.4%
9.2%
0.00
0.87
0.0%
0.3%
.048
.065
1
Negro All Stars
11
.548
.293
18.2%
7.6%
0.0%
0.0%
.125
.045

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