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  • Mr. White Sox, Minnie Minoso, departs five weeks after Mr. Cub

    Mr. White Sox, Minnie Minoso, departs five weeks after Mr. Cub
    A year barely two months old has ripped twice at Chicago's heart. As word spread Sunday that Minnie Minoso had died, conversations turned back five-plus weeks to the loss of Ernie Banks. Fitting, perhaps, that the White Sox's ambassador-for-life had...
  • Chris Sale unlikely to start opening day as White Sox think long term

    Chris Sale unlikely to start opening day as White Sox think long term
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — White Sox manager Robin Ventura admitted Sunday that left-hander Chris Sale's chances of starting on opening day are "slim" because of the avulsion fracture in his right foot that likely will keep him away from baseball...
  • 5 Minnie Minoso moments

    5 Minnie Minoso moments
    May 1, 1951: Minnie Minoso makes his White Sox debut, becoming Chicago’s first black major league player. He homers off Yankees right-hander Vic Raschi in his first plate appearance and goes on to be named the Sporting News’ Rookie of the...
  • Minoso was a Hall of Fame person

    Minoso was a Hall of Fame person
    A cold, gray Chicago winter got a lot colder and a lot grayer as Sunday brought news that White Sox legend Minnie Minoso had died. The Cuban-born Minoso leaves behind the kind of legacy that is nearly unmatched by any athlete in Chicago history. The...
  • 'Cuban Comet' a hero to all baseball generations

    'Cuban Comet' a hero to all baseball generations
    Saturnino Orestes Armas MiƱoso Arrieta is a name not readily recognizable by Chicago sports fans. "Minnie," on the other hand, is a name White Sox fans are quite familiar with. On Sunday morning, our city woke up to the sobering news of yet another...
  • Minnie Minoso died from tear in pulmonary artery: autopsy

    Minnie Minoso died from tear in pulmonary artery: autopsy
    Baseball has lost another iconic ambassador. Former White Sox star outfielder Minnie Minoso was found dead in the driver’s seat of his car early Sunday. An autopsy performed Sunday afternoon determined Minoso died of a tear in his pulmonary...
  • Fans of Minnie Minoso pay tribute to player, baseball ambassador

    Fans of Minnie Minoso pay tribute to player, baseball ambassador
    From the White House to U.S. Cellular Field, tributes poured in Sunday for Minnie Minoso, one of the White Sox's biggest stars on and off the field. Former White Sox slugger Ron Kittle laid a bouquet of red roses at the base of Minoso's statue on the...
  • Take heart, Chicago—Minoso chose to be one of us

    Take heart, Chicago—Minoso chose to be one of us
    Somewhere in my endless stacks of sports memorabilia, I have Minnie Minoso's autograph. I'm a bit embarrassed to admit I don't know exactly where it is at this moment, though expect that to be remedied in the near future. In a statement regarding...
  • Cubs' Joe Maddon: 'How could you not love Minnie Minoso?'

    Cubs' Joe Maddon: 'How could you not love Minnie Minoso?'
    MESA, Ariz. — Cubs manager Joe Maddon treasured his friendship with Minnie Minoso so much that he went to Sluggers to see Minoso after his introductory news conference at the Cubby Bear in November. "I was looking forward to at least meeting him a...
  • White Sox mourn Minnie Minoso: 'He left a huge legacy'

    White Sox mourn Minnie Minoso: 'He left a huge legacy'
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — White Sox players remembered Minnie Minoso on Sunday as a smiling, laughing presence who frequently would stop by their lockers at U.S. Cellular Field to provide advice and encouragement. Cuban-born catcher Adrian Nieto said it's...
  • Major league baseball's 1st black Latino star Minoso dies

    When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the "Cuban Comet" was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his final game 35 years ago, he was a beloved figure with the Chicago White Sox. It was...