White Sox host "Minnie Minoso Hall of Fame Forum"

The Chicago White Sox will host the "Minnie Minoso Hall of Fame Forum" on Thursday, November 17 at U.S. Cellular Field to celebrate Minoso's legendary career and support his election to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

The "Hall of Fame Forum" will bring together experts from the media, baseball statistical community, historians and former major-league players to discuss and raise awareness for Minoso's Hall of Fame candidacy. Minoso also will be in attendance to share memories and highlights from his five-decade career.

In addition to the forum, the White Sox have launched a website dedicated to chronicling Minoso's 17-year baseball career. The site, whitesox.com/minnie, is now active and includes testimonials, career highlights, archival audio and video clips, photographs, a biography and an interview with Minoso.

The "Minnie Minoso Hall of Fame Forum" will take place in the Conference and Learning Center at U.S. Cellular Field and begin at 1:00 p.m. ESPN's Pedro Gomez is scheduled to serve as host for the event.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum today announced the Golden Era ballot, which includes Minoso. All 10 candidates made significant contributions to the game of baseball from 1947-1972. Voting takes place next month at the annual Winter Meetings in Dallas.