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Minnie Miñoso    \mi-NO-so\

Saturnino Orestes Armas (Arrieta) Minoso (Cuban Comet)

Positions: Outfielder, Third Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: November 29, 1925 in La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
Died: March 1, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1946 20 New York Cubans NNL NgM
1946 20 New York Cubans NNL NgM
1947 21 New York Cubans NNL NgM
1947 21 New York Cubans NNL NgM
1948 22 -3.1 Dayton CENL A CLE 11 40 21 7 1 1 .525 .825 33
1948 22 New York Cubans NNL NgM
1948 22 New York Cubans NNL NgM
1949 23 -6.7 San Diego PCL AAA CLE 137 598 532 99 158 19 7 22 75 13 51 59 .297 .371 .483 .855 257 12 3
1949 23 -5.8 CLE AL MLB CLE 9 20 16 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 2 .188 .350 .375 .725 6 2 2 0
1950 24 -6.4 San Diego PCL AAA CLE 169 671 599 130 203 40 10 20 115 30 58 66 .339 .405 .539 .945 323 9 5
1951 25 -4.0 2 Teams AL MLB CHW-CLE 146 622 530 112 173 34 14 10 76 31 10 72 42 .326 .422 .500 .922 265 12 16 4
1951 25 -4.0 CLE AL MLB CLE 8 17 14 3 6 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 .429 .529 .571 1.101 8 0 2 0
1951 25 -4.0 CHW AL MLB CHW 138 605 516 109 167 32 14 10 74 31 10 71 41 .324 .419 .498 .917 257 12 14 4
1952 26 -2.7 CHW AL MLB CHW 147 668 569 96 160 24 9 13 61 22 16 71 46 .281 .375 .424 .798 241 15 14 14
1953 27 -1.7 CHW AL MLB CHW 151 655 556 104 174 24 8 15 104 25 16 74 43 .313 .410 .466 .875 259 23 17 8
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1954 28 -0.4 CHW AL MLB CHW 153 675 568 119 182 29 18 19 116 18 11 77 46 .320 .411 .535 .946 304 20 16 6 8
1955 29 0.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 139 615 517 79 149 26 7 10 70 19 8 76 43 .288 .387 .424 .811 219 18 10 8 4 3
1956 30 1.6 CHW AL MLB CHW 151 665 545 106 172 29 11 21 88 12 6 86 40 .316 .425 .525 .950 286 10 23 4 7 4
1957 31 2.3 CHW AL MLB CHW 153 678 568 96 176 36 5 12 103 18 15 79 54 .310 .408 .454 .862 258 19 21 1 9 5
1958 32 3.5 CLE AL MLB CLE 149 638 556 94 168 25 2 24 80 14 14 59 53 .302 .383 .484 .867 269 13 15 6 2 3
1959 33 4.2 CLE AL MLB CLE 148 650 570 92 172 32 0 21 92 8 10 54 46 .302 .377 .468 .846 267 11 17 6 3 2
1960 34 5.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 154 670 591 89 184 32 4 20 105 17 13 52 63 .311 .374 .481 .855 284 16 13 5 9 2
1961 35 6.8 CHW AL MLB CHW 152 635 540 91 151 28 3 14 82 9 4 67 46 .280 .369 .420 .789 227 11 16 0 12 2
1962 36 8.1 STL NL MLB STL 39 108 97 14 19 5 0 1 10 4 0 7 17 .196 .271 .278 .549 27 1 3 1 0 0
1963 37 9.3 WSA AL MLB WSA 109 363 315 38 72 12 2 4 30 8 6 33 38 .229 .315 .317 .632 100 14 8 4 3 1
1964 38 12.4 Indianapolis PCL AAA CHW 52 201 178 22 47 11 0 4 26 6 3 12 19 .264 .327 .393 .720 70 6 2 3
1964 38 10.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 30 38 31 4 7 0 0 1 5 0 0 5 3 .226 .351 .323 .674 10 0 1 1 0 1
1965 39 17.0 Jalisco MEX AA
1966 40 Jalisco MEX AA 107
1967 41 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A 49
1967 41 Orizaba MXSE A 36
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1967 41 17.0 Jalisco MEX AAA 13
1968 42 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA 78
1968 42 Puerto Mexico MXSE A 56
1968 42 12.0 Jalisco MEX AAA 22
1969 43 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA 110
1969 43 Puerto Penasco MXNO A 74
1969 43 12.0 Jalisco MEX AAA 36
1970 44 12.0 Union Laguna MEX AAA
1971 45 12.0 Union Laguna MEX AAA
1972 46 12.0 Union Laguna MEX AAA
1973 47 12.0 Union Laguna MEX AAA
1976 50 22.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 3 8 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 0 0 0 0
1980 54 26.0 CHW AL MLB CHW 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 67 41.5 St. Paul NORL Ind 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 -- 50.3 St. Paul NORL Ind 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (17 seasons) MLB 1835 7710 6579 1136 1963 336 83 186 1023 205 130 814 584 .298 .389 .459 .848 3023 185 192 68 57 23
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 369 1510 1349 251 429 77 18 47 216 49 3 121 144 .318 .506 683 27 10 3
NLB (3 seasons) NLB 274 257 46 79 15 7 4 33 4 16 120 1
Foreign (9 seasons) Foreign 344
Other (2 seasons) Other 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0
All Levels (32 Seasons) 2550 9496 8186 1433 2471 428 108 237 1272 258 133 952 728 3826 185 219 79 60 23
A (3 seasons) Foreign 166
AA (2 seasons) Foreign 107
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 358 1470 1309 251 408 70 17 46 216 49 3 121 144 .312 .381 .497 .877 650 27 10 3
AAA (7 seasons) Foreign 71
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1949 23 San Diego PCL AAA CLE CF 3 9 8 1 0 0 1.000 3.00
1949 23 San Diego PCL AAA CLE LF 134 318 300 9 9 4 .972 2.31
1949 23 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 7 47.0 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 2.11 1.57
1949 23 CLE AL MLB CLE RF 7
1950 24 San Diego PCL AAA CLE 3B 111 366 106 233 27 23 .926 3.05
1950 24 San Diego PCL AAA CLE OF 27 68 66 2 0 2 1.000 2.52
1950 24 San Diego PCL AAA CLE SS 24 98 37 55 6 15 .939 3.83
1951 25 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 7 34.0 42 37 3 2 1 .952 10.59 5.71
1951 25 CHW AL MLB CHW 3B 68 555.0 218 82 122 14 10 .936 3.31 3.00
1951 25 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 82 649.0 155 145 4 6 0 .961 2.07 1.82
1951 25 CHW AL MLB CHW SS 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 1.00
1952 26 CHW AL MLB CHW 3B 9 48.0 12 1 11 0 0 1.000 2.25 1.33
1952 26 CHW AL MLB CHW CF 63
1952 26 CHW AL MLB CHW LF 70
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1952 26 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 143 1272.0 340 322 11 7 3 .979 2.36 2.33
1952 26 CHW AL MLB CHW RF 10
1952 26 CHW AL MLB CHW SS 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1953 27 CHW AL MLB CHW 3B 10 45.0 19 3 14 2 0 .895 3.40 1.70
1953 27 CHW AL MLB CHW LF 145
1953 27 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 147 1273.0 304 279 15 10 3 .967 2.08 2.00
1953 27 CHW AL MLB CHW RF 2
1954 28 CHW AL MLB CHW 3B 9 54.0 19 7 11 1 1 .947 3.00 2.00
1954 28 CHW AL MLB CHW CF 16
1954 28 CHW AL MLB CHW LF 120
1954 28 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 146 1287.0 362 340 14 8 3 .978 2.48 2.42
1954 28 CHW AL MLB CHW RF 13
1955 29 CHW AL MLB CHW 3B 2 7.0 4 2 2 0 1 1.000 5.14 2.00
1955 29 CHW AL MLB CHW CF 2
1955 29 CHW AL MLB CHW LF 135
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1955 29 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 138 1184.0 315 287 19 9 3 .971 2.33 2.22
1955 29 CHW AL MLB CHW RF 7
1956 30 CHW AL MLB CHW 1B 1 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 1.00
1956 30 CHW AL MLB CHW 3B 8 18.0 10 2 6 2 0 .800 4.00 1.00
1956 30 CHW AL MLB CHW LF 147
1956 30 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 148 1263.0 302 284 10 8 1 .974 2.10 1.99
1956 30 CHW AL MLB CHW RF 1
1957 31 CHW AL MLB CHW 3B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1957 31 CHW AL MLB CHW LF 152
1957 31 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 152 1348.0 307 293 9 5 2 .984 2.02 1.99
1958 32 CLE AL MLB CLE 3B 1 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1958 32 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 147
1958 32 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 147 1295.0 322 301 13 8 1 .975 2.18 2.14
1959 33 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 148
1959 33 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 148 1322.0 333 314 14 5 1 .985 2.23 2.22
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1960 34 CHW AL MLB CHW LF 152
1960 34 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 154 1331.0 302 282 14 6 3 .980 2.00 1.92
1960 34 CHW AL MLB CHW RF 5
1961 35 CHW AL MLB CHW LF 147
1961 35 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 147 1288.0 296 273 10 13 2 .956 1.98 1.93
1962 36 STL NL MLB STL LF 27
1962 36 STL NL MLB STL OF 27 203.0 36 33 2 1 0 .972 1.55 1.30
1963 37 WSA AL MLB WSA 3B 8 58.0 27 5 22 0 1 1.000 4.19 3.38
1963 37 WSA AL MLB WSA LF 74
1963 37 WSA AL MLB WSA OF 74 605.0 112 103 4 5 0 .955 1.59 1.45
1964 38 Indianapolis PCL AAA CHW 3B 18 53 14 33 6 5 .887 2.61
1964 38 Indianapolis PCL AAA CHW OF 35 42 36 3 3 0 .929 1.11
1964 38 CHW AL MLB CHW LF 4
1964 38 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 5 26.0 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 3.12 1.80
1964 38 CHW AL MLB CHW RF 1
MLB (2 seasons) MLB 1B 8 36.0 43 38 3 2 1 .953 10.25 5.13
MLB (9 seasons) MLB 3B 116 790.0 309 102 188 19 13 .939 3.30 2.50
MLB (3 seasons) MLB CF 81
MLB (13 seasons) MLB LF 1468
MLB (15 seasons) MLB OF 1665 14393.0 3506 3276 139 91 22 .974 2.14 2.05
MLB (8 seasons) MLB RF 46
MLB (2 seasons) MLB SS 2 2.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 0.50
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 3B 129 419 120 266 33 28 .921 2.99
Minors (2 seasons) Minors OF 62 110 102 5 3 2 .973 1.73
All Levels (2 Seasons) 1B 8 36.0 43 38 3 2 1 .953 10.25 5.13
All Levels (11 Seasons) 3B 245 790.0 728 222 454 52 41 .929 3.30 2.76
All Levels (4 Seasons) CF 84 9 8 1 0 0
All Levels (14 Seasons) LF 1602 318 300 9 9 4
All Levels (16 Seasons) OF 1727 14393.0 3616 3378 144 94 24 .974 2.14 2.04
All Levels (8 Seasons) RF 46
All Levels (3 Seasons) SS 26 2.0 99 37 56 6 15 .939 4.50 3.58
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1967 41 Orizaba MXSE A 1 of 1 106 40 66 .377
1968 42 Puerto Mexico MXSE A 1 of 1 93 57 36 .613
1969 43 Puerto Mexico MXSE A 1 of 1 115 56 59 .487
1970 44 Union Laguna MEX AAA 1 of 1 150 68 82 .453
1971 45 Union Laguna MEX AAA 1 of 1 148 72 76 .486
1972 46 Union Laguna MEX AAA 1 of 2 140 56 84 .400
1975 49 Leon MXCL A 1 of 1 67 28 39 .418
7 Seasons 819 377 442 .460
A (4 seasons) 381 181 200 .475
AAA (3 seasons) 438 196 242 .447

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1946 20 New York Cubans Negro National League NgM
1947 21 New York Cubans Negro National League NgM
1948 22 Dayton Indians Central League A
1948 22 New York Cubans Negro National League NgM
1949 23 San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League AAA
1949 23 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1
1950 24 San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League AAA
1951 25 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1951-04-17 1951-04-29
1951 25 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 2 1951-05-01 1951-09-25
1952 26 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1952-04-15 1952-09-28
1953 27 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1953-04-14 1953-09-27
1954 28 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1954-04-13 1954-09-25
1955 29 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1955-04-12 1955-09-25
1956 30 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1956-04-17 1956-09-30
1957 31 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1957-04-16 1957-09-29
1958 32 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1958-04-15 1958-09-28
1959 33 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1959-04-10 1959-09-25
1960 34 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1960-04-19 1960-10-02
1961 35 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1961-04-10 1961-09-29
1962 36 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1962-04-11 1962-08-21
1963 37 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1963-04-08 1963-09-29
1964 38 Indianapolis Indians Pacific Coast League AAA
1964 38 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1964-04-14 1964-07-05
1965 39 Jalisco Charros Mexican League AA
1966 40 Jalisco Charros Mexican League AA
1967 41 Orizaba Charros Mexican Southeast League A
1967 41 Jalisco Charros Mexican League AAA
1968 42 Jalisco Charros Mexican League AAA
1968 42 Puerto Mexico Portenos Mexican Southeast League A
1969 43 Jalisco Charros Mexican League AAA
1969 43 Puerto Penasco Mexican Northern League A
1970 44 Union Laguna Algodoneros Mexican League AAA
1971 45 Union Laguna Algodoneros Mexican League AAA
1972 46 Union Laguna Algodoneros Mexican League AAA
1973 47 Union Laguna Algodoneros Mexican League AAA
1976 50 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1976-09-11 1976-09-30
1980 54 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1980-10-04 1980-10-05
1993 67 St. Paul Saints Northern League Ind
2003 -- St. Paul Saints Northern League Ind

Sabr ID: 796bd066

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