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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Minnie Minoso Debuts With White Sox

May 1, 1951, Minnie Minoso becomes the first black player for the Chicago White Sox. In his first at-bat in the Windy City, he hits a home run off the Yankees Vic Raschi. Minoso would hit .326, lead the league in triples and stolen bases. He finishes second in the Rookie of the Year voting. He also played the Negro League, Cuban League, and Mexican League.

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