Ed Montague (shortstop)

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Ed Montague
Born: (1905-07-24)July 24, 1905
San Francisco, California
Died: June 17, 1988(1988-06-17) (aged 82)
Daly City, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 14, 1928, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
September 25, 1932, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Batting average .262
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 69

Edward Francis Montague (July 24, 1905 – June 17, 1988) was an American infielder in Major League Baseball with the Cleveland Indians (1928, 1930–1932), primarily as a shortstop. He later became a scout, most notable for signing Willie Mays. He was born in San Francisco, and died at age 82 in Daly City, California. His son Ed was a major league umpire from 1974 until 2009.

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