Mid-Summer Classic Auction
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 8/1/2014
Minnie Minoso played for 17 seasons beginning in 1949 and ending in 1980. An All-Star player, he received one of the original nine Rawlings Gold Glove Awards in 1957. Minoso was nicknamed 'The Cuban Comet and while playing in Mexico was El Charro Negro - The Black Cowboy. He is second of two players in Major League Baseball history to play in five-decades. With brief appearances with the independent Northern League's St. Paul Saints in 1993 and 2003, Minoso is the only player to have played professionally in seven different decades. He was the last major leaguer to have played in the 1940s, to play a major league game. This Minnie Minoso autograph is guaranteed authentic by Steiner Sports and includes a Steiner Sports Certificate of Authenticity and accompanying tamper-proof Steiner Hologram. The Steiner Seal Means It's Real.
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