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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 It's My Turn (1980), 1954 World Series (1954) and The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (1999). 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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Known For

It's My Turn
It's My Turn Monte Irvin
(1980)
1954 World Series
1954 World Series Himself - New York Giants Left Fielder
(1954)
The Way It Was
The Way It Was Himself
(1977)

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 1980 It's My Turn
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 2018 The Other Boys of Summer (Documentary) (post-production)
Himself
 2007 Pride Against Prejudice: The Larry Doby Story (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2006 War Stories with Oliver North (TV Series documentary)
Himself
 2000-2004 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Disciples of Jackie Robinson (2004) ... Himself
- Bill Mazeroski (2000) ... Himself
- Willie Mays (2000) ... Himself
 2003 100 Years of the World Series (Video documentary)
Himself
 1977 The Way It Was (TV Series)
Himself
- 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
 1952 Star of the Family (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.32 (1952) ... Himself
 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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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

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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He played primarily in left field. See more »

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