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Annual Toast To Harry Caray Bittersweet With Passing Of 'Mr. Cub' And Minnie Minoso

(CBS) – Hundreds of people crowded into the original Harry Caray’s steakhouse on Kinzie Street on Thursday night to offer a toast to the late Hall of Fame broadcaster. 282 more words


ARCpoint Labs and Minnie Minoso When it Was a Game

Chicago White Sox and all of Chicago mourns the death of “Orestes” Minnie Minoso. (Funny that the papers never use his real name even though the announcers did in the 50’s. 327 more words

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Hundreds Pack Funeral for White Sox Great Minnie Minoso

CHICAGO (AP) — Friends and family paid tribute Saturday to White Sox great Minnie Minoso at a funeral in Chicago, recalling the strength that enabled baseball’s first black Latino star to smile through the hurt of racial taunts as well as his genuine love for his fans. 480 more words


First Black Latino ML Player, Minoso, Dies

Minnie Minoso was the first black Latino major leaguer in 1949, when he made debut with the Cleveland Indians.  He was to future Latino baseball players what Jackie Robinson was to future African-American baseball players.  88 more words

"Mr. White Sox" Laid to Rest Saturday

When you write a post or an article, you sometimes do it without realizing the true legend you are writing about. It is a name you may have heard or recognized, but do not completely make the connection of who they are as a person, not just an athlete. 523 more words