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Monte Irvin (1919–2016)

Monte Irvin was born on February 25, 1919 in Haleburg, Alabama, USA as Monford Merrill Irvin. He was an actor, known for Pride Against Prejudice: The Larry Doby Story (2007), 100 Years of the World Series (2003) and 1951 World Series (1951). He was married to Dorinda (Dee). He died on January 11, 2016 in Houston, Texas, USA. See full bio »

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(age 96) in Houston, Texas, USA

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1951 World Series
1951 World Series Himself - New York Giants Left Fielder
(1951)
1954 World Series
1954 World Series Himself - New York Giants Left Fielder
(1954)

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 1980 It's My Turn
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 2007 Pride Against Prejudice: The Larry Doby Story (TV Movie documentary)
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 2006 War Stories with Oliver North (TV Series documentary)
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 2000-2004 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
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- Disciples of Jackie Robinson (2004) ... Himself
- Bill Mazeroski (2000) ... Himself
- Willie Mays (2000) ... Himself
 2003 100 Years of the World Series (Video documentary)
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 1977 The Way It Was (TV Series)
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- Black Baseball (1977) ... Himself
 1954 1954 World Series (TV Mini-Series)
Himself - New York Giants Left Fielder
- Game 4 (1954) ... Himself - New York Giants Left Fielder
- Game 3 (1954) ... Himself - New York Giants Left Fielder
- Game 2 (1954) ... Himself - New York Giants Left Fielder
- Game 1 (1954) ... Himself - New York Giants Left Fielder
 1951 1951 World Series (TV Mini-Series)
Himself - New York Giants Left Fielder
- Game 6 (1951) ... Himself - New York Giants Left Fielder
- Game 5 (1951) ... Himself - New York Giants Left Fielder
- Game 4 (1951) ... Himself - New York Giants Left Fielder
- Game 3 (1951) ... Himself - New York Giants Left Fielder
- Game 2 (1951) ... Himself - New York Giants Left Fielder
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 2011 Prime 9 (TV Series)
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- Postseason Catches (2011) ... Himself
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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Why did they think we could not play [in the Major Leagues]? That's always been my question when I think back to the Negro leagues. The ball was the same size. The bats weighed the same. The fields were no smaller. Why did they think we could not play?

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Many thought he would be the first African American to integrate Major League baseball. He had tryouts with some teams. and said that Branch Rickey wanted to sign him to a contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers. However, he missed three years of baseball while serving in the Army during WWII. See more »

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