The baseball world lost a legend this week with the passing of Giants Hall-of-Famer Monte Irvin.
The news prompted many to hit social media with messages remembering his life:
Sad hearing about Monte Irvin. Ill always remember how great he was to fans/collectors. Wish today's Hall of Famers would follow his example— Pat Neshek (@PatNeshek) January 12, 2016
What a life - tremendous person https://t.co/Cw2sxRsBuV— Dave Flemming (@FlemmingDave) January 12, 2016
The Astros join the MLB community in mourning the passing of Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, a friend of the organization and Houston resident.— Houston Astros (@astros) January 12, 2016