Home Sports Minnie Miñoso is on the Golden Days Era ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame — and the Chicago White Sox ‘trailblazer’ has plenty of support: ‘Minnie was our Jackie Robinson’

Minnie Miñoso is on the Golden Days Era ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame — and the Chicago White Sox ‘trailblazer’ has plenty of support: ‘Minnie was our Jackie Robinson’

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“I was like, ‘Wow, Minnie’s here,’” said Contreras, who was born in Las Martinas, Cuba. “To me, Minnie was a legend. He was one of the reasons I started playing baseball. When I was a kid and people talked about Minnie, to me, it was, ‘I want to be like him.’ Then, when I had the chance to meet him here, it was incredible.”

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