Minnie Minoso

Baseball Player

Birthday November 29, 1924

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Perico, Cuba

DEATH DATE Mar 1, 2015 (90)

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Nine-time MLB All-Star left fielder whose career spanned across five decades.

Before Fame

He was first discovered while playing third base in the Negro Leagues.


He became the fourth-oldest player to collect a base hit in Major League Baseball at the age of 50.

Family Life

He divorced his first wife Emilia and had a son with his second wife Sharon.

Associated With

He broke the color barrier for the Chicago White Sox in 1949 two years after Jackie Robinson first broke the MLB color barrier.