December 6, 1959

The Indians trade fan-favorite Minnie Minoso with Dick Brown, Don Ferrarese, and, Jake Striker to the White Sox for Norm Cash, Bubba Phillips, and John Romano. The 34-year-old ‘Cuban Rocket’ will play in every game for Chicago next season, leading the American League in hits (184) and stolen bases (13) while collecting a Gold Glove for his defensive play in left field.