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Chicago’s First Black Major League Baseball Player Minnie Minoso Dies

CHICAGO (AP) — Major league baseball's first black player in Chicago, Minnie Minoso, has died. The Cook County medical examiner confirmed his death Sunday morning. Minoso homered in his first Chicago at-bat in 1951. There is some question ab...

Major league baseball’s first black player in Chicago, Minnie Minoso, has died.

Former Negro Leaguer and Chicago White Sox player Minnie Minoso stands during the national anthem before a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Texas Rangers Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in Chicago. The teams are playing in the 7th annual Civil Rights Game. (AP Photo/David Banks) | AP

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