Re: The Dayton Ducks/Dayton Indians
Originally Posted by westofyou
Minnie Minoso I believe went from the Negro Leagues straight to the bigs in 1949.
I'm pretty sure he spent most of 1949 and all of 1950 in the minors. He was the ROY runner up in 1951 after the White Sox rescued him from the Indians' system (where apparently you could only have one black outfielder). Choosing Bob Kennedy over Minoso probably cost Cleveland a dynasty.
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