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Monte Irvin
Montford Merrill Irvin

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 1", Weight 195 lb.

MLB Debut July 8, 1949
Final Game September 30, 1956
Born February 25, 1919 in Columbia, AL

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1949 30 NY2 NL   36   74   11   19   3   1   0    5   0   0   27   13  .257  .456  .324  .781   24   1   1   0   1   0  
 1950 31 NY2 NL  118  399   72  128  24   5  20   61   1   0   50   38  .321  .402  .556  .958  222   0   0   6   4   7  
 1951 32 NY2 NL  152  609  122  187  22  12  21  100  26   4   95   67  .307  .399  .486  .885  296   0   8  11   3  16  MVP-10
 1952 33 NY2 NL   55  112    8   23   1   0   1    6   0   0   10   12  .205  .276  .241  .517   27   0   0   1   1   5  
 1953 34 NY2 NL  131  452   85  163  15   6  21   80   3   4   57   38  .361  .430  .560  .990  253   1   4   6   1  13  
 1954 35 NY2 NL  127  458   50  108  10   4  17   65   7   1   51   32  .236  .311  .386  .697  177   0   5   0   1  13  
 1955 36 NY2 NL   14   12    0    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    2    1  .167  .312  .167  .479    2   0   1   0   1   0  
 1956 37 NY2 NL   32   62    9   13   2   0   0    4   0   0   15   10  .210  .364  .242  .606   15   0   0   1   0   4  
         CHN NL   48  121   16   32   6   2   2   12   1   0   15   16  .264  .346  .397  .742   48   0   0   1   0   5  
         TOT      80  183   25   45   8   2   2   16   1   0   30   26  .246  .352  .344  .696   63   0   0   2   0   9 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
  8 Seasons      713 2299  373  675  83  30  82  334  38   9  322  227  .294  .380  .463  .843 1064   2  19  26  12  63
 Per 162 games        522   85  153  19   7  19   76   9   2   73   52                          242   0   4   6   3  14
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1949 30 NY2 NL  78   14   6.9  11   4   0  .364   1    5    2  .400    0    0  .000  1B   4e13       99   
 1950 31 NY2 NL  29   90   8.8  21  11   2  .524  10   33   15  .455    0    0  .000  UT              69   
 1951 32 NY2 NL  35  124   7.5   0   0   0  .000  18   50   26  .520    0    0  .000  UT             -44   
 1952 33 NY2 NL  64    6   2.0  30   3   0  .100   1    8    4  .500    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e7   -284   
 1953 34 NY2 NL  26  107   9.3  16   9   1  .562   3   26   16  .615    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e9     43   
 1954 35 NY2 NL  17   55   4.1   5   1   0  .200   8   35   16  .457    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e9   -104   
 1955 36 NY2 NL  50    1   2.5   6   1   0  .167   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e14  -191   
 1956 37 NY2 NL  55    5   3.0  12   3   0  .250   1    5    3  .600    0    0  .000  1B   4e25     -201   
         CHN NL  66   16   4.6  16   2   0  .125   1    9    6  .667    0    0  .000  1B   4e25      -64   
         TOT                    28   5   0  .179   2   14    9  .643    0    0  .000
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
  8 Seasons          422   6.7 117  34   3  .291  43  171   88  .515    0    0  .000                 -31   2
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 20.4 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1949 30 NY2 NL  1B   22   150   14    1   18  .994   20  170.0  8.68
                 3B    1     0    1    0    0 1.000    0    2.0  4.50
                 LF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    1.0  9.00
 1950 31 NY2 NL  LF   49    69    9    1    1  .987   47  413.2  1.70
                 1B   49   381   34    9   36  .979   44  395.1  9.45
                 RF    2     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    5.0  1.80
 1951 32 NY2 NL  1B   77   700   49   18   77  .977   77  686.2  9.82
                 RF   76   166    3    0    1 1.000   75  680.0  2.24
                 LF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
 1952 33 NY2 NL  LF   21    43    2    1    1  .978   16  149.1  2.71
                 RF    4     7    0    0    0 1.000    2   22.0  2.86
                 CF    3     2    0    0    0 1.000    0    5.0  3.60
 1953 34 NY2 NL  RF  110   206    5    3    0  .986  110  955.1  1.99
                 LF    3     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    3.0  3.00
                 CF    2     1    1    0    0 1.000    0    3.0  6.00
 1954 35 NY2 NL  RF  110   180    6    6    0  .969  110  954.1  1.75
                 LF   18    18    0    1    0  .947   10  104.0  1.56
                 2B    1     1    1    1    1  .667    0    5.0  3.60
 1955 36 NY2 NL  LF    7     6    0    0    0 1.000    0   17.0  3.18
                 RF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    1.1  6.75
 1956 37 NY2 NL  1B   14   109    7    1   14  .991   12   98.2 10.58
                 LF    4     3    1    0    0 1.000    2   19.0  1.89
         CHN NL  1B   25   212   14    1   19  .996   25  213.0  9.55
                 LF    6     4    0    0    0 1.000    2   23.0  1.57
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1956 WS    NYN NYA   L    5  14  3  4  1  0  1   2  0  0  .286  .286  .571  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1949  NY2   78-76   Rick Field
 1950  NY2   72-82   Rick Field
 1951  NY2   88-66   Rick Field
 1952  NY2   69-85   Rick Field
 1953  NY2   82-72   Rick Field
 1954  NY2   93-61   Larry Reeves
 1955  NY2   68-86   Larry Reeves
 1956  NY2   96-58   Larry Reeves
 1956  CHN   78-76   Alan Boodman

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