|Born||July 19, 1892
Hamilton, ON, CAN
|Died||May 15, 1957 (aged 64)|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||162 lb (73 kg; 11 st 8 lb)|
|Hall of Fame, 1958|
James Dickinson Irvin, Sr. (born July 19, 1892 – May 15, 1957) was a professional Canadian ice hockey center that played his playing career for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL) and also coached hockey in the NHL. Irvin's son Dick Irvin, Jr. is a retired retired sports broadcaster and author.
Irvin won 4 Stanley Cups in his coaching career, one in 1932 with the Toronto Maple Leafs and 3 in 1944, 1946, and 1953 with the Montreal Canadiens.
He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1958.