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Minnie MinosoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1949-2003 MLB Years: 1949-1980
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PositionsOF-1665, 3B-116, 1B-8, DH-3, SS-2Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSaturnino Orestes Armas Minoso Arrieta
Height5-10Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 29,1922PlaceHavana,Cuba
Death DateMarch 1,2015 [92.092]
MLB DebutApril 19,1949 [26.141]
OrganizationsCHA [12] CLE [4] SLN [1] WS2 [1] Awards3Awards Voting9-648
TBC Player ID15473Retrosheet IDminom101MLBAM ID119176
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Player Notes:   The Chicago White Sox retired his #9 on May 8,1983
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed86Power69Contact80XBH63RBIs77Runs67Hitting81Durability62Team.537Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle18of26916230011012220002.188.350.375.7256120.154.187.250.35210.0010.001.005.0016.0033.33
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle61b28814362002001120000.429.529.5711.1008217.462.142.214.5065.885.881.000.000.0033.33
1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha9of-3b2813851610916732141074311071411440012.324.419.498.91725756605.338.174.353.42011.746.780.581.6551.6033.53
1951Totals for AL-AL         14653011217334141076311072421640012.326.422.500.92226558622.341.174.349.42211.586.750.581.6153.0033.53
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha9of291475699616024913612216714614140015.281.375.424.79924146668.288.143.278.37310.636.890.651.9543.7728.75
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha9of3015155610417424815104251674431780023.313.410.466.87625947655.319.153.302.40011.306.560.582.2937.0727.01
1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha9of31153568119182291819116181177461668020.320.411.535.94630466675.319.215.363.42411.416.810.602.8129.8936.26
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha9of3213951779149267107019876431084318.288.387.424.81121943615.297.136.304.36812.366.990.571.6351.7028.86
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha9of331515451061722911218812686402347410.316.425.525.95028661665.308.209.378.41912.936.020.473.1625.9535.47
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha9of341535689617636512103181579542119519.310.408.454.86225853678.321.144.289.38411.657.960.681.7747.3330.11
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle9of35149556941682522480141459531562313.302.383.484.86726951638.299.182.288.3849.258.310.903.7623.1730.36
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle9of3614857092172320219281054461763211.302.377.468.84526753650.298.166.258.3778.317.080.853.2327.1430.81
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha9of371545918918432420105171352631359216.311.374.481.85528456670.317.170.264.3797.769.401.212.9929.5530.43
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha9of3815254091151283148294674616012211.280.369.420.78922745635.278.140.274.35310.557.240.692.2038.5729.80
1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln9of3939971419501104071731001.196.271.278.549276108.228.082.196.2576.4815.742.430.9397.0031.58
1963Washington Senators IIALMLBws29of401093153872122430863338843114.229.315.317.63210018363.246.088.200.2909.0910.471.151.1078.7525.00
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha9of413031470015005311010.226.351.323.67410138.222.097.258.30613.167.890.602.6331.0014.29
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha9dh5338010000000200000.125.125.125.250108.167.000.000.1160.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha95722000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1993St. Paul SaintsNorthernInd-7011000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003St. Paul SaintsNorthernInd--8010000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.706100.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1835657911361963336831861023205130814584192685723185.298.389.459.84830236057710.303.161.296.00010.567.570.722.4135.3730.82
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter21000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1373501189315232607913580817199658427145514917144.304.397.468.86523464745914.309.164.310.00011.137.220.652.2837.1231.12
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter314115619134959246175222511610236125526.302.382.476.8585501071325.299.174.272.0008.757.700.883.4725.1330.66
Washington Senators II Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1093153872122430863338843114.229.315.317.63210018363.246.088.200.0009.0910.471.151.1078.7525.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter39971419501104071731001.196.271.278.549276108.228.082.196.0006.4815.742.430.9397.0031.58
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625811001733071690181172521765216.298.389.459.84826753681.303.161.296.00010.567.570.722.4135.3730.82

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26OF7--11---11111.0001.57------977.84.5
1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28OF82--14546-155149.9611.82------13859.453.2
1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha283B68--821221410218204.9363.00------13849.344.2
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle281B7--373214240.9525.71------887.54.5
1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28SS1---1--111.0001.00------1380.70.6
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29OF143--3221173340333.9792.33------14797.392.9
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha293B9--111--12121.0001.33------1476.15.8
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29SS1---------------1470.70.6
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30OF147--27915103304294.9672.00------15197.495.5
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha303B10--3142-1917.8951.70------1516.66.5
1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31OF146--3401483362354.9782.42------15395.494.8
1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha313B9--711111918.9472.00------1535.95.8
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32OF138--2871993315306.9712.22------13999.389.6
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha323B2--22-1441.0002.00------1391.41.3
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33OF148--2841081302294.9741.99------15198.096.1
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha333B8--262-108.8001.00------1515.35.2
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha331B1--1---111.0001.00------1510.70.6
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34OF152--293952307302.9841.99------15399.398.7
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha343B1---------------1530.70.6
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35OF147--3011381322314.9752.14------14998.796.1
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle353B1---------------1490.70.7
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36OF148--3141451333328.9852.22------148100.096.1
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37OF154--2821463302296.9801.92------154100.0100.0
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha38OF147--27310132296283.9561.93------15296.790.7
1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln39OF27--3321-3635.9721.30------3969.216.7
1963Washington Senators IIALMLBws240OF74--10345-112107.9551.45------10967.945.7
1963Washington Senators IIALMLBws2403B8--522-127271.0003.38------1097.34.9
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha41OF5--9---991.0001.80------3016.73.1
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha53DH3---------------3100.01.9
MLB Totals for OF - 15 season(s)-   OF1665--3276139912235063415.9742.05------16650.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 9 season(s)-   3B116--1021881913309290.9392.50------1160.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B8--383214341.9535.13------80.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS2---1--111.0000.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26---------7-
1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28----168---82-
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28--7--------
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29----19---143-
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30-----10---147-
1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31-----9---146-
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32-----2---138-
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33--1--8---148-
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34-----1---152-
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35-----1---147-
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36---------148-
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37---------154-
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha38---------147-
1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln39---------27-
1963Washington Senators IIALMLBws240-----8---74-
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha41---------5-
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha53----------3

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha53First Base Coach1616497.39825.56Paul Richards
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha54First Base Coach1629072.55612.03Bob Lemon
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha55Third Base Coach1617190.44120.55Bob Lemon,Larry Doby
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha57Third Base Coach1607090.43826.05Tony La Russa
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1957Major League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1959American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1960American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1980-10-06Released by White Sox. 
1980-10-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1976-10-06Released by White Sox. 
1976-09-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1964-07-17Released by White Sox. 
1964-04-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1963-10-14Released by Senators. 
1963-04-02Purchased by Senators from Cardinals. 
1961-11-27TradeTraded by White Sox to Cardinals for Joe Cunningham. 
1959-12-06TradeTraded by Indians with Jake Striker, Don Ferrarese and Dick Brown to White Sox for Norm Cash, Bubba Phillips and Johnny Romano. 
1957-12-04TradeTraded by White Sox with Fred Hatfield to Indians for Al Smith and Early Wynn. 
1951-04-30TradeTraded by Indians with Ray Murray and Sam Zoldak to White Sox for Lou Brissie. 
1948-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.