Jose Quintana pitched two perfect innings, Alexei Ramirez drove in three runs and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 on Wednesday in the exhibition opener for each team.
When the Chicago White Sox signed Cuban defector Jose Abreu to a six-year, $68 million deal, the expectation was that he would be worth his money, and the hope was that he would be be the next slugging first baseman/DH in the line of team greats Frank Thomas and Paul Konerko. It turned out to be a pretty solid bet. Read more...
CHICAGO, IL — On Election Day just over a week ago, as this city’s reporters and editors focused on whether the incumbent mayor with ties to the White House would win big or be forced into a historic run-off, an out-of-town newspaper produced a startling account of alleged abuse at a police facility called Homan Square. The blockbuster story, published...
Jimmy Rollins will lead off for the Dodgers in their Cactus League opener Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox.
Minnie Minoso, “the Cuban Comet” whose career spanned a record five decades in Major League Baseball and who served as a trailblazer for Latino players, died March 1 in Chicago. The ballplayer’s age was long in dispute. The Chicago White Sox, which announced the death, said he was 90. Show More Summary
I was 10 years old and lived on South Greenwood Avenue near 63rd Street on Chicago's South Side. Like many others on my block, I was an ardent Chicago White Sox follower. The one Soxer we adored was Minnie Minoso.
A year barely two months old has ripped twice at Chicago's heart. As word spread Sunday that Minnie Minoso had died, conversations turned back five-plus weeks to the loss of Ernie Banks.
Minnie Minoso, the “Cuban comet” who became Chicago’s first black major league baseball player when he signed on with the White Sox in 1951, died Sunday.
(Reuters) – Baseball great Minnie Minoso, the first black major leaguer to play for a Chicago team, died on Sunday at age 90. Nicknamed the “Cuban Comet,” the Chicago White Sox legend was a major figure in the racial integration of Major League Baseball in the 1950s. Minoso became...
Minnie Minoso, who helped integrate baseball and was the first black Latino player in the majors, was being remembered Sunday for his enthusiasm and his class Sunday after his death was announced by his longtime team, the Chicago White Sox. “We have lost our dear friend and a great man,” White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf […]
Baseball legend Minnie Minoso has died today, Sunday March 01, at the age of 90 according toReuters. Minoso was nicknamed the Cuban Comet and became Chicago’s first black player when he joined the White Sox in 1951. Minoso played 16 seasons in the major leagues including 12 seasons for the White Sox. Show More Summary
Minnie Minoso, Chicago's first black major league baseball player who became one of the White Sox's greatest stars, died Sunday morning. Minoso was driving home from a friend's birthday party when he apparently fell ill and pulled over...Show More Summary
In what has been the cruelest of baseball winters for Chicago, Minnie Minoso, the most popular White Sox player ever, died Sunday.
"Mr. White Sox" has died. Minnie Minoso, one of the best baseball players of the 1950s, was found dead in his car early Saturday morning in Chicago. Although there are disputes about his age, he was believed to be 90 years old. Minoso was a seven-time All-Star, earning the nickname "The Cuban Comet" for his speed. Show More Summary
Minnie Minoso, Chicago's first black major league baseball player who became one of the White Sox's greatest stars, died Sunday morning. Minoso was found unresponsive in the driver's seat of a car near a gas station in Chicago around 1 a.m. Show More Summary
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Minnie Minoso, Chicago’s first black major league baseball player who became one of the White Sox’s greatest stars, died Sunday morning.
Minnie Minoso, a former Chicago White Sox outfielder and pioneer, died Sunday morning. He was 89. " His son said the family believes Minoso died from a heart condition he had suffered, but were awaiting autopsy results. He had a pacemaker," per Ed Sherman of the Chicago Tribune. Show More Summary
Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale suffered a fracture to his right foot while unloading his truck at home and will besidelined for at least three weeks, the team announced on Saturday. The White Sox are still hoping Sale will be their...Show More Summary
After being released by the Chicago White Sox during the offseason, outfielder Dayan Viciedo has reportedly found a home with the Toronto Blue Jays. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports broke the news and indicated it's a minor league deal for...Show More Summary