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Halo Headlines: toe tap restores Hamilton’s power, Pujols passes Mathews and Banks on all-time home run list

The August 7th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including toe tap restores Hamilton’s power, Pujols passes Mathews and Banks on all-time home run list and much more… The Story: Adding a toe tap back into his swing has helped Josh Hamilton find his power stroke again. The Monkey Says: Whatever works. What might also work would just be to stop swinging...
Via Monkey with a Halo
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ernie Banks Graces the Latest Cover of Sports Illustrated

Posted to Lovable LosersSI writer Rich Cohen takes a look into what made Banks a household name. While Banks failed to win was a championship during his 19 seasons with the Cubs, he earned 2 MVP awards, and 11 All-Star appearanced. His outlook on winning and relaxed approach to life, however, established him as a valuable lesson to all, and resonates just as positively with Cubs...
Via Sports Mockery
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays, Lawrie slam Twins

‘Let’s play two’ Wasn’t that what Cubs great Ernie Banks used to say? Banks might have been singing a different tune if he was on the field for Tuesday night’s freeze-athon at Target Field, what with a game time temperature of 1.5C. The bad news is that the forecast for Wednesday calls for lower temperatures and snow. Cool, no? If that possibility occurs the chances...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NPR correspondent says Ernie Banks played for the White Sox

Last Wednesday on NPR, correspondent Ari Shapiro was talking about this year's recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. One of those recipients was Ernie Banks, the legendary Cubs player. When discussing Banks, Shapiro mentioned that Banks played for President Obama's favorite team - the Chicago White Sox. Angry Cubs fans flooded NPR with e-mails: "Ernie...
Via Awful Announcing
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

1953 scouting report on Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks

Now a legendary former Chicago Cubs superstar, Ernie Banks was once a 22-year old trying to make it. Check out his 1953 scouting report.
Via Gamedayr
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
HIGHEST CIVILIAN HONOR

Banks awarded Medal of Freedom

Ernie "Mr. Cub" Banks says he is "humbled and honored" to have been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama.

Via The Sports Bank
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Ernie Banks Makes Surprise Appearance On With Pearl Jam At Wrigley Field

The Pearl Jam concert on Friday may have experienced a long rain delay on Friday night in which fans were cleared from the field for over two hours, but when they returned to stage after midnight Central time they came out with a bang. Pearl Jam brought on stage none other than ‘Mr. Cub’ Ernie Banks on, and the crowd acted accordingly. Chills for days when Ernie mentioned “Let’s...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs Legend Ernie Banks Sings Onstage With Pearl Jam During Concert at Wrigley Field (Video)

When Ernie Banks asks you to write a song about the Cubs, you oblige. That’s just what Pearl Jam vocalist Eddie Vedder did when he penned the song All the Way as a tribute to the Chicago Cubs. Banks, known as “Mr. Cub” asked Vedder, a native of Evanston, Ill., and a lifelong Cubs fan, to write a song that Wrigley Field could call its own. Banks played 19 seasons with the Cubs...
Via NESN.com
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Ernie Banks pays visit to Pearl Jam

The weather didn't cooperate Friday night at Wrigley Field. However, after a three-hour rain delay the Pearl Jam "faithful" were rewarded with a memorable show, and a visit from Mr. Cub Ernie Banks. For once, everyone left the Friendly Confines feeling good.
Via Fox Sports
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Restored Ernie Banks Statue Looks Spiffy

Ernie Banks' bronze statue returned to Wrigley Field today after a week of restoration, and boy does it look spiffy. Apparently the likeness of Mr. Cub was starting to turn green prematurely so they did what they had to do. For good measure they also brightened up the blue accents that were already there when unveiled back in March of '08. That bright blue now matches Ronnie...
Via The Wrigley Blog
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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