On February 1, 1973, Monte Irvin is elected to the Hall of Fame by the Special Committee on the Negro Leagues. Irvin becomes the fourth player to gain election through the committee, joining Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson, and Buck Leonard. Irvin won two batting crowns for the Newark Eagles before joining the New York Giants.

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