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Minnie Miñoso


Minne known as the“Cuban Comet” WAS Born on November 29, 1925 in Havana, Cuba) is a former star left fielder in Major League Baseball for the White Sox . He had earlier been a standout third baseman in the Negro Leagues, and would later play several seasons in Mexican baseball. He was nicknamed “The Cuban Comet” as well as “Mr. White Sox”, and while playing in Mexico was “El Charro Negro” — “The Black Cowboy”. He is one of just two players in Major League history to play in five separate decades (1940s-80s), the other being Nick Altrock. With brief appearances with the independent Northern League’s St. Paul Saints in 1993 and 2003, Miñoso is the only player to have played professionally in 7 different decades. He was also the last Major Leaguer to have played in the 1940s to play a Major League game.
Minnie Minoso was found dead in his driver seat on a Sunday. An Autopsy revealed that his pulmonary tear in his artery. At the time of his death he was 90 years old.
Another leader has left us he was an will always remain seven-time All-Star and legend who has bridge the gap setting a precedence for all generations of black and Latino in the field. His legacy will go on by his family and hopefully the baseball hall of fame will now induct him in.


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