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 History Players Teams Obituaries Site search Contact UsSponsor a page on Historic Baseball! Click here for detailsMinnie RojasMinervinoAlejandro “Landin” RojasBorn: November 26,1938 in Remidios, CubaDied: March 24, 2002 in Los Angeles, Calif.Debut: 1966 | Pos: PH: 6’1″ | W: 170 | B: R | T: RYrWLGSVIPSOERA32316157432611533.00>> Visit theMinnie Rojas biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics. Minnie Rojas, a relieverfor the California Angels from 1966 to 1968, died March 24, 2002 from complicationsof pneumonia.In 1967, Rojas finished with27 saves to lead the American League. He also set an Angels franchise recordthat was broken in 1985 when Donnie Moore collected 31 saves.Rojas was born in Cuba andcollected 43 career saves in 157 games over three seasons. His career endedafter the 1968 season when he was paralyzed in an automobile accident.The accident killed his two daughters, but his wife and son survived.