Cal Irvin

This article was written by Bryan Steverson

This biography is included in the book The Newark Eagles Take Flight: The Story of the 1946 Negro League Champions (SABR, 2019), edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin. To download your free e-book edition or to get 50% off the paperback, visit

Full Name

Calvin Coolidge Irvin


November 28, 1924 at Haleburg, AL (US)


November 25, 2017 at Greensboro, NC (US)

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