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 runs2
Runs batted in69

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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