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Lot Number: 75

Description: Lot of (7) presentational pieces awarded to Minnie Minoso. Includes (3) Spanish language plaques from 1976, 1977, and 1978 each with Minoso's name engraved along with a figural baseball component; 2013 National Council of La Raza "Roberto Clemente Award For Sports Excellence" medallion which has Minoso's name engraved on the back (housed within a unique presentational wooden box); 2001 "Branch Rickey Award Nominee" homeplate shaped lucite; 1997 lucite award piece with "Minnie Minoso" lettered on the base front and upright back reading, in part: "Recognition of Service to The Negro Leagues"; and an undated larger piece (9.75" tall) with upright section of glass reading: "In recognition of the courage, spirit, and excellence demonstrated as in the integration pioneer for the Chicago White Sox, Orestes Minnie Minoso...University of Illinois, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Commemoration Plannning Committee". Includes letter of provenance from the Minoso family from the initial offering of his collection: EX-NM

Estimated Price Range: ($125-$250)

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