Mel Ingram

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Mel Ingram
Pinch runner
Born: (1904-07-04)July 4, 1904
Asheville, North Carolina
Died: October 28, 1979(1979-10-28) (aged 75)
Medford, Oregon
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 24, 1929, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
August 28, 1929, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
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Melvin David Ingram (July 4, 1904 – October 28, 1979) was a Major League Baseball player. Ingram played for Pittsburgh Pirates in 1929 as pinch runner in 3 games.

Ingram was born in Asheville, North Carolina and died in Medford, Oregon. He attended Gonzaga University, 1925 to 1929 where he played Football, Basketball, Baseball and also Track. He letter in all four sports - resulting in 15 of 16 total letters in his days at Gonzaga. After College he signed with Pittsburg, only after being guaranteed an early release to go into coaching in Wallace Idaho. [college baseball]] for the Bulldogs from 1925-1928.[1]


  1. ^ "Gonzaga University Baseball Players Who Made It to the Major Leagues". Archived from the original on 12 July 2004. Retrieved 10 August 2012.

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