Goodbye, Monte Irvin

(February 25, 1919 – January 11, 2016)

Hall of Fame outfielder Monte Irvin passed away of natural causes at the age of 96. He was the first black player for the Giants, joining the team in 1949. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1973.

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