Visitation, memorial service set for White Sox great Minnie Minoso

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White Sox great Minnie Minoso, 82, visits the mural that features him prominently as the largest figure (see player directly behind him) in a series of African American ballplayers that was unveiled on 35th Street below the Metra tracks at Federal. Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO —  Visitation and funeral services have been arranged for White Sox great Minnie Minoso. Minoso, who died over the weekend, was 90 years.

A public visitation will be held on  Friday, March 6 from noon to 8 p.m. at Holy Family Church, 1080 Roosevelt Road, in Chicago.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 7 at noon at the same church.

A procession immediately following the memorial service on Saturday will drive by U.S. Cellular Field.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that any donations be made in Minnie’s memory to Chicago White Sox Charities by visiting www.whitesox.com/donate.

Donations also can be sent to the address below:

Chicago White Sox Charities
In Memory of Minnie Minoso
333 W. 35th Street
Chicago, Ill. 60616

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