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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Minnie Minoso  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: November 29, 1922 in Havana, Cuba


-- Minnie Minoso on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=minnie+minoso


Illinois Connection

Minnie lived in Chicago and played for the Chicago White Sox.

Biographical and Professional Information

Born Saturnino Orestes Armas Miñoso Arrieta, Minoso was nicknamed "The Cuban Comet" as well as "Mr. White Sox". He played for the Chicago White Sox in 1951-1957, 1960-61, 1964, 1976, 1980. On May 1, 1951, in a game against the New York Yankees in Comiskey Park, the speedy Miñoso became the first black player to wear a White Sox uniform.Minoso was a seven-time American League All-Star and a three-time Gold Glove outfielder. He was elected to the Chicago Sports Hall of Fame in 1984 and the World Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990.


Selected Titles At Your Library

Extra innings :
ISBN: 0895266253. OCLC Number: 9465447

Regnery Gateway,. .

Just call me Minnie :
ISBN: 0915611902. OCLC Number: 30385566

Sagamore Pub.,. .

Just call me minnie :
ISBN: 0585053340. OCLC Number: 44961523

Sagamore Pub.,. .

Additional Title Information

  • Extra Innings: My Life in Baseball

    , Regnery Pub, 1983 - written with Fernando Fernandez and Robert Kleinfelder

  • Just Call Me Minnie: My Six Decades in Baseball

    , Sagamore Publishing, 1994


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