The 90-year-old died last Sunday of natural causes. He was a seven-time All Star and broke barriers including becoming the first black player in Chicago.
Rahm Emanuel, Bill Pierce and Charlie Minoso will be among those speaking in remembrance of Minnie Minoso.
Services will take place at Holy Family Church.
Add up his entire baseball career, and Minoso is a Hall of Famer, writes Tim Baffoe.
The White Sox world is in mourning after the death of legendary slugger Minnie Minoso.
Orestes “Minnie” Minoso was more than just a former Chicago White Sox player.
Thousands of people took a dip in icy Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach Sunday morning, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
Minnie Minoso, who hit a two-run home run in his first at-bat when he became major league baseball’s first black player in Chicago in 1951, has died, the Cook County medical examiner said Sunday.
A high-moral, quietly cool hard-working guy? That’s not what players are about in this era.
Legendary White Sox outfielder Minnie Minoso was hospitalized Friday in Chicago after falling off of his boat.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. welcomed the weekend just before his 71st birthday in the same way that he starts nearly every weekend, at the Rainbow PUSH Saturday Morning Forum, at the organization’s South Side headquarters.
The city of Chicago dominated the opening of baseball’s winter meetings. The first thing on MLB’s agenda was the announcement of the Veteran’s Committee on who was going into the Hall of Fame. The announcement came early in the morning with former Cub Ron Santo getting in while former Sox player Minnie Minoso fell short.
While Cubs legend Ron Santo was finally elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Monday, the news wasn’t as good for White Sox legend Minnie Minoso.
Santo is one of 10 candidates on the Golden Era ballot, which was announced Thursday. The ballot also includes White Sox legend Minnie Minoso.
Chicago White Sox’s legend Minnie Minoso will throw out the ceremonial first pitch during the team’s home opener on April 7.
The Chicago White Sox’s Carlos Quentin has been named the American League’s Player of the Week, for the week ending on April 3.