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Monte Irvin

nice guys finish first

by Monte Irvin

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Published by Carroll & Graf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Irvin, Monte, 1919-,
    • African American baseball players -- Biography.,
    • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesNice guys finish first
      StatementMonte Irvin with James A. Riley.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsRiley, James A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV865.I78 A3 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 252 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL567497M
      ISBN 100786702540
      LC Control Number96152755
      OCLC/WorldCa34011216

      Book Monte Irvin for a Speaking Engagement. Businesses, Non-profit organizations, event planners and companies across the country have worked closely with our booking agents to hire Monte Irvin for a speaking engagements, guest appearances, product endorsements and corporate events. In , Irvin went to the Majors as a member of the New York Giants. He played a critical role in the Giants' and World Series Championships. In , Monte tied a World Series record with 11 hits and a series high batting average. Irvin's baseball career concluded in .

        Willie Wells was arguably the best shortstop of his generation. As Monte Irvin, a teammate and fellow Hall of Fame player, writes in his foreword, “Wells really could do it all. He was one of the slickest fielding shortstops ever to come along. He had speed on the bases. He hit with power Author: Bob Luke.   [PDF] Nice Guys Finish First - The Autobiography of Monte Irvin Popular Collection.

        Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Monte Irvin has died at the age of Irvin played seven seasons for the New York Giants and one for the Chicago Cubs. Baseball. The exceptionally athletic Monte Irvin was an outfielder who started in the Negro leagues and eventually became one of the earliest black Major League Baseball players after joining the New York Giants in He played in two World Series with the Giants and after retiring worked as a baseball scout and served in an administrative role in the.


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