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  • Minnie Minoso documentary airs tonight on WTTW

    Minnie Minoso documentary airs tonight on WTTW
    A documentary about White Sox great Minnie Minoso, whose death was reported Sunday, will air Monday night on the local PBS affiliate, WTTW-Ch. 11. "Baseball Has Been Very, Very Good to Me: The Minnie Minoso Story" (comprising footage shot by producer...
  • 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...
  • I was 10 years old and met Minnie Minoso

    I was 10 years old and met Minnie Minoso
    I was 10 years old and lived on South Greenwood Avenue near 63rd Street on Chicago's South Side. Like many others on my block, I was an ardent Chicago White Sox follower. The one Soxer we adored was Minnie Minoso. I stayed glued to the radio listening...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Minnie Minoso's love of baseball never waned

     Minnie Minoso's love of baseball never waned
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — In his first at-bat in a White Sox uniform, on May 1, 1951 at Comiskey Park, Minnie Minoso homered off Yankees pitcher Vic Raschi. It was the start of a beautiful relationship between Minoso and Sox fans, one that continued for...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Cuban Comet' a hero to all baseball generations

    'Cuban Comet' a hero to all baseball generations
    Saturnino Orestes Armas Mi├▒oso 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...
  • 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...
  • New White Sox baserunning coach Vince Coleman out to instill confidence

    New White Sox baserunning coach Vince Coleman out to instill confidence
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Vince Coleman compiled more than 100 stolen bases each season from 1985-87 while playing for the Cardinals, the last major league player to top the century mark. When addressing why today’s players no longer steal 100 bases...