Minnie Minosa accepted the ISHS Centennial Awards for the Chicago White Sox in 2003. He was an excellent ambassador for the Sox, Chicago, and for major league baseball. Thank you, Minnie, for playing the game well and inspiring others to achieve excellence on and off the ball field.Chicago White Sox Great Minnie Minoso Has Died
Minoso died Sunday. He was the first black ballplayer to take the field for the Sox. A seven-time All Star, he is not in the Hall of Fame.