In this 1952, file photo, New York Giants infielder Monte Irvin poses during spring training. Irvin, a Hall of Fame power-hitting outfielder who starred for the team in the 1950s in a career abbreviated by major league baseball's exclusion of black players, died Monday night, Jan. 11, 2016, of natural causes at his Houston home. He was 96.
In this 1952, file photo, New York Giants infielder Monte Irvin poses during spring training. Irvin, a Hall of Fame power-hitting outfielder who starred for the team in the 1950s in a career abbreviated by major league baseball's exclusion of black players, died Monday night, Jan. 11, 2016, of natural causes at his Houston home. He was 96. The Associated Press
In this 1952, file photo, New York Giants infielder Monte Irvin poses during spring training. Irvin, a Hall of Fame power-hitting outfielder who starred for the team in the 1950s in a career abbreviated by major league baseball's exclusion of black players, died Monday night, Jan. 11, 2016, of natural causes at his Houston home. He was 96. The Associated Press

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