CHICAGO (AP) — When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the “Cuban Comet” was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his final game 35 years ago, he was a beloved figure with the Chicago White Sox.
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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Fifth-ranked Maryland wrapped up a perfect inaugural season in Big Ten play, beating No. 25 Northwestern 69-48 Sunday behind reserve guard Brene Moseley’s 18 points.
CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama calls late White Sox great Minnie Minoso “one of the most dominant and dynamic players of the 1950s.”
CHICAGO (AP) — Medical examiner: Minnie Minoso, major league baseball’s 1st black player in Chicago, has died.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Khadaizha Sanders and Hanna Mitchell both exploded offensively in the fourth quarter to lead Kankakee McNamara past Breese Central 55-51 Saturday night for the Class 2A girls state championship.