Bates/Parker: “This Week in Baseball History” podcast: Monte Irvin, invisible Giant

From SABR members Mike Bates and Bill Parker at This Week in Baseball History podcast on July 5, 2017:

Live from the annual convention of the Society of American Baseball Research, Mike and Bill discuss pioneering Hall of Famer, Negro Leagues superstar, and New York Giants outfielder Monte Irvin.

Why are writers and historians stymied by his career and ignore him? How come fans today just don’t know much about one of the best players of the 1940s and 1950s? 

Listen to the full podcast here:

Originally published: July 5, 2017. Last Updated: July 5, 2017.