The Monte Irvin video is no longer available.
This Monte Irvin video (narrated by his daughter Pam) contains a photo montage of his life.
Monte was one of the rare five-tool players, able to run, throw, field, hit, and hit for power exceptionally well.
He was widely considered the greatest all-around star in the Negro Leagues and went on to an outstanding career in the major leagues.
Monte was elected to the baseball hall of fame in 1973.