ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The ageless Minnie Minoso added another line to his resume.
Minoso, 77, became the first player to play professional baseball in seven different decades Wednesday night. He walked leading off the first inning for the St. Paul Saints in a Northern League game against Gary.
The Chicago White Sox great was in the lineup as St. Paul's designated hitter as part of the team's annual Negro League tribute. Jeff Brooks came into pinch run for Minoso after the walk, issued by Gary pitcher Tim Byrdak on a full count.
Minoso became the first player in history to play in six decades after batting for the Saints in a game in 1993.
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