2015-36 Orestes "Minnie" Minoso Day

April 2015
Illinois Register;4/24/2015, Vol. 39 Issue 17, p5916
The article discusses the proclamation issued by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner to declare March 7, 2015 as Orestes "Minnie" Miñoso Day in honor and recognition of baseball player Minnie Miñoso. It informs that Miñoso played for the New York City Cubans of the Negro Baseball League, and was traded to the Chicago White Sox baseball team in 1951. It mentions that Miñoso was also inducted in the Chicago, Illinois, Sports Hall of Fame for his accomplishments.


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