Monte Irvin Stats

Monte Irvin was born on Tuesday, February 25, 1919, in Haleburg, Alabama. Irvin was 30 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 8, 1949, with the New York Giants. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Monte Irvin baseball stats page.

"Look at the contrast in salaries between today and my day. I wish my mama had better timing." - Monte Irvin
Monte Irvin

Monte Irvin Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#62 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1991top05' title='1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
Monte Irvin Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#62 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Monford Merrill Irvin
Nickname:
Monte - Mr. Murder
Born On:
02-25-1919  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Haleburg, Alabama
Year of Death Data Died On:
01-11-2016 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Houston, Texas
Cemetery:
Cremated
High School:
Orange High School (Orange, NJ)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
195
First Game:
07-08-1949 (Age 30)
Last Game:
09-30-1956
Draft:
Not Applicable
Monte Irvin

Monte Irvin Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Monte Irvin

Monte Irvin Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1949 30 Giants 36 76 7 17 3 2 0 0 7 17 - 11 0 - 0 2 .224 .366 .316
1950 31 Giants 110 374 61 112 19 5 15 1 66 52 - 41 1 - 5 7 .299 .392 .497
1951 32 Giants 151 558 94 174 19 11 24 1 121 89 - 44 1 - 9 15 .312 .415 .514
1952 33 Giants 46 126 10 39 2 1 4 0 21 10 - 11 0 - 1 3 .310 .365 .437
1953 34 Giants 124 444 72 146 21 5 21 1 97 55 - 34 0 - 3 20 .329 .406 .541
1954 35 Giants 135 432 62 113 13 3 19 0 64 70 - 23 3 5 2 18 .262 .363 .438
1955 36 Giants 51 150 16 38 7 1 1 0 17 17 0 15 1 2 3 5 .253 .337 .333
1956 37 Cubs 111 339 44 92 13 3 15 1 50 41 5 41 3 4 0 11 .271 .346 .460
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
8 Years 764 2,499 366 731 97 31 99 4 443 351 5 220 9 11 23 81 .293 .383 .475
Monte Irvin

Monte Irvin Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1949 Giants 1B 5 5 126 43 8.6 43 40 3 0 5 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.21
1949 Giants 3B 5 5 99 13 2.6 12 1 11 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .923 3.27
1949 Giants RF 10 9 222 18 1.8 18 15 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.19
1950 Giants 1B 59 58 1,392 518 8.8 507 459 48 11 62 n/a n/a n/a .979 9.83
1950 Giants 3B 1 0 18 2 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1950 Giants LF 20 17 498 153 7.7 153 152 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.30
1950 Giants RF 30 26 675 56 1.9 55 55 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.20
1951 Giants 1B 39 38 1,026 406 10.4 398 348 50 8 47 n/a n/a n/a .980 10.47
1951 Giants LF 90 89 2,361 2,204 24.5 2,203 2,195 8 1 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 25.19
1951 Giants RF 26 23 651 148 5.7 148 147 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.14
1952 Giants CF 1 0 6 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1952 Giants LF 30 30 690 147 4.9 147 144 3 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.75
1952 Giants RF 1 1 12 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1953 Giants LF 86 84 2,175 1,199 13.9 1,193 1,184 9 6 3 n/a n/a n/a .995 14.81
1953 Giants RF 29 29 714 60 2.1 59 58 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.23
1954 Giants 1B 1 0 3 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
1954 Giants 3B 1 0 6 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1954 Giants LF 127 117 3,180 289 2.3 282 275 7 7 0 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.39
1954 Giants RF 2 1 27 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.00
1955 Giants LF 41 34 939 84 2.0 80 78 2 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .952 2.30
1955 Giants RF 7 5 147 17 2.4 17 15 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.12
1956 Cubs LF 96 88 2,328 224 2.3 222 215 7 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .991 2.57
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
LF Totals 490 459 12,171 4,300 8.8 4,280 4,243 37 20 5 n/a n/a n/a .995 9.49
RF Totals 105 94 2,448 300 2.9 298 291 7 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .993 3.29
1B Totals 104 101 2,547 969 9.3 950 849 101 19 114 n/a n/a n/a .980 10.07
3B Totals 7 5 123 16 2.3 14 2 12 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .875 3.07
CF Totals 1 0 6 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
8 Years 707 659 17,295 5,586 7.9 5,543 5,386 157 43 121 n/a n/a n/a .992 8.65
Monte Irvin

Monte Irvin Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1949 Giants 0 - - 16 0 n/a 0.0 6.9 10.9 - - -
1950 Giants 3 - - 8 0 n/a 24.9 9.1 5.7 - - -
1951 Giants 12 2 .857 1 0 n/a 23.3 12.7 4.6 - - -
1952 Giants 0 1 .000 15 0 n/a 31.5 11.5 6.0 - - -
1953 Giants 2 0 1.000 11 0 n/a 21.1 13.1 4.6 - - -
1954 Giants 7 4 .636 11 0 n/a 22.7 18.8 6.8 - - -
1955 Giants 3 0 1.000 7 0 n/a 150.0 10.0 8.8 - - -
1956 Cubs 1 0 1.000 22 0 n/a 22.6 8.3 6.8 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
8 Years 28 7 .800 91 0 n/a 25.2 11.4 5.6 - - -
Monte Irvin

Monte Irvin Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1949 New York Giants 7 $5,000.00 - -
1950 New York Giants 20 $6,000.00 - -
1951 New York Giants 20 $10,000.00 - Stats
1952 New York Giants 20 $25,000.00 Stats -
1953 New York Giants 20 $25,000.00 - -
1954 New York Giants 20 $25,000.00 - Stats
1955 New York Giants 20 $25,000.00 - -
1956 Chicago Cubs 39 $16,500.00 - -


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