On May 1, 1951, On Mother’s Day at Comiskey Park, Mickey Mantle blasts the first home run of his career off Randy Gumpert in an 8-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox. In the same game, former Negro Leagues star Minnie Minoso becomes the first black player in the history of the White Sox’ franchise. Minoso belts a home run in his first major league at-bat off Vic Raschi.