Monte Irvin Essentials
Bats: R Throws: R
Born: Year: 1919 in Haleburg, AL USA
Died: 1 11 2016 in Houston, TX USA
Last Game: 9/30/1956
Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1973 by Negro League
Full Name: Monford Merrill Irvin
Sal Maglie wins his 20th game to give the Giants a 2 – 1 win over the Dodgers’ Ralph Branca. Monte Irvin’s two-run homer in the 4th gives New York all its scoring, The Dodgers score in the 8th on a double by Duke Sniderand a triple by Jackie Robinson. But 3B Bobby Thomson snags a ground ball, tags Robby, and throws to first for a double play.