Former Negro League Baseball Players Honored at the White House

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  • Larry LeGrande
  • James "Red" Moore
  • Minnie "Cuban Comet" Minoso
  • Bob Scott
  • Ron Teasley
  • Pedro Sierra
  • Larry Lester
  • Heroes of Baseball
  • Minnie Forbes
  • Mamie Johnson

Minnie "Cuban Comet" Minoso

Minnie “Cuban Comet” Minoso, 87, became the third baseman for the New York Cubans. In 1951, he became the White Sox’s first player of color. Minoso's number 9 was retired by the Chicago White Sox in 1983. Minoso is honored with three Latino hall of fame awards as well as in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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