​Noren played in the minor leagues for the Dodgers for a few years until he signed with the Yankees and made his major league debut on April 18th, 1950. 


Irv Noren exceeded all expectations during his rookie year and he was quickly noticed as one of the top defensive outfielders in MLB. 


​Noren was an outfielder who played 11 years in the major leagues, with a batting average of .275. He appeared in 3 World Series, winning two and was on the All-Star team in 1954. He hit .300 in the 1952 World Series.


​After his playing career, Noren was a scout for the Washington Senators in 1964.  He was out of baseball from 1965-1969. He managed the Niagara Falls Pirates in 1970, then turned to coaching. He was on the Oakland A's staff from 1971 to 1974 and the Chicago Cubs staff in 1975. In all, Irv Noren has 5 World Series rings as a player and coach.


Prior to his major league career, Noren also played basketball in the NBL, a predecessor of the NBA. 

Honors​​

1948

MVP

Texas Laegue

1949

MVP

Pacific Coast League

1952 & 1953

World Series Champion

1954

MLB All-Star


​Irv Noren's family moved from Chautauqua, New York to Pasadena, California when he was 11​ where he was introduced to baseball.


As a very good player in high school, Noren graduated in 1943 and went to Pasadena City College to continue to improve on his baseball skills. His persistence paid off and he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1946, putting him on the path to return to NY.

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Irv Noren

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