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ERNIE BANKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kansas City Pays Tribute to Cubs Legend

On Sunday, the Royals held their annual Salute to Negro League Day. Before the Royals ever existed as a team, the city was a staple for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro League. Back in their day, the Monarchs were one of the top teams in the league. They had players likes Josh Gibson and Satchel Paige come through their roster. The Monarchs, as a team, were formed in 1920 as...
Via Sports Mockery
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucky Fan At Diamondbacks Game Snags Two Foul Balls In One At-Bat (Video)

While it’s difficult to calculate the odds of catching a foul ball at a Major League Baseball game, many agree that they end up landing somewhere around 1 in 1,000. But one fan at Chase Field shattered those odds. At Monday’s Washington Nationals-Arizona Diamondbacks game, a fan wearing an Ernie Banks jersey managed to grab not one, but two foul balls in the top of the ninth...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ernie Banks' wife: Caregiver hasn't given all estate details

CHICAGO (AP) The attorney for Ernie Banks' wife says the late Chicago Cubs great's longtime caretaker hasn't turned over all pertinent financial information about his estate. The Chicago Tribune reports (http://trib.in/1QOVDSK ) Elizabeth Ellzey Banks' attorney Thomas Jefson told a Cook County judge Wednesday that caregiver Regina Rice hasn't disclosed all assets in Banks' estate...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ernie Banks' caretaker details estate left by Cubs great

CHICAGO (AP) A list of items left behind by late Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks includes his Hall of Fame ring and autographed baseballs from Bill and Hillary Clinton, but no big bank accounts or insurance policies. The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/1J92dOu ) reports the list was filed in advance of a Wednesday hearing in Cook County Probate Court. Banks' wife is challenging a...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Where are the Remains of Ernie Banks?

Where are the remains of Ernie Banks?  It’s a simple question, really. According to one of his closest friends, the Chicago Cubs legend had one wish for after his death…he wanted his remains scattered at Wrigley Field. It’s a no-brainer of a request. And if you think about it…it makes perfect sense. I mean, this is a guy who, during his 19 years in the Majors called one...
Via Hall of Very Good
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Skyline Lit Up For Ernie Banks

When news spread across the country Friday that Ernie Banks had died, it’s safe to assume that everyone became (even if only for a night) a Chicago Cubs fan. Now, “Mr. Cub” is being remembered as part of the Chicago skyline. Friday, a public visitation will be held for Banks with a funeral following the next day.  The Hall of Famer died a heart attack at the age of 83. ...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Just How Good Was Ernie Banks?

A lot of ink has been spilled the last few days remembering and honoring the late, great Ernie Banks. Besides being, by all acounts, a wonderful person and ambassador for the game, he was also undoubtedly one of the best baseball players ever, as his many accolades attest. First Ballot Hall of Famer. 14X All Star. Two-Time National League MVP. Gold Glove Winner. His appearances on...
Via Cub Reporter
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Remembering Ernie Banks

I can give you his numbers—Hall of Fame numbers—but they wouldn’t begin to describe the impact Ernie Banks had on the Chicago Cubs and the game of baseball. He seemed to touch everyone he came in contact with. Hitting closer to home, Ernie Banks, Mr. Cub, might have been my inspiration for writing. It was a love affair that started in the early ‘60s when I was a young...
Via The Sports Post
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ernie Banks, Chicago Cubs Legend And Hall Of Famer, Dies At 83

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs say Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks has died. He was 83. The team announced Friday night that Banks had died. The Cubs did not provide any further details. Banks was a two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Cubs teams. “Mr. Cub” hit 512 home runs during his 19-year career, including five...
Via NESN.com
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Hall of Famer Ernie Banks passes away

In an incredibly sad bit of news, former MLB player and Hall of Famer Ernie Banks has passed away at the age of 83. The report comes from CBS Chicago, which referenced Banks’ family lawyer Mark Bogen in the sad piece of news. The announcement came Friday evening from Mark Bogen, who said he was authorized by Banks’ widow to confirm the news to the media. A news conference...
Via Sportsnaut
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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