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'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks' death mourned by sports world and beyond

...CHICAGO - To Chicago Cubs fans, Ernie Banks was sunshine that cut through decades...Saturday included flowers, an Ernie Banks bobblehead and pictures of the slugger...condolences "to the family of Ernie Banks, and to every Chicagoan and baseball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-24/mr-cub-ernie-banks-death
Cubs legend Ernie Banks dies at 83

CHICAGO - Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never...Words cannot express how important Ernie Banks will always be to the Chicago Cubs...ever optimistic and kind hearted, Ernie Banks is and always will be Mr. Cub...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-23/cubs-legend-ernie-banks-
'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks remembered for optimism, character

CHICAGO - Fans and friends paid tribute to legendary Chicago Cubs slugger Ernie Banks on Saturday, recalling how he helped break baseball's color barrier during a Hall of Fame career in which he won over teammates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-31/mr-cub-ernie-banks-remem
Cubs to honor Ernie Banks at opener

The Chicago Cubs and thousands of fans will honor the late Ernie Banks during the team's season opener against the St. Louis Cardinals this weekend.The Hall of Famer known as "Mr. Cub" died...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-31/cubs-honor-ernie-banks-o
Hall of Famers steal show at NFL Draft

...this Bears-crazy town, 50 years after he played, his star still shines as brightly as those of Michael Jordan, Ernie Banks and Bobby Hull ? his counterparts in basketball, baseball and hockey.Butkus presented the Bears' choice ? and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-01/hall-famers-steal-show-nfl-dr
Brickhouse called 'voice of Chicago'

CHICAGO -- Ernie Banks remembers looking around the park before his first game at Wrigley Field. Nervous and a bit in awe on that fall day in 1953...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/13/oth_235925.shtml
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Rangers' Yu Darvish might need Tommy John surgery

...ready to make his first exhibition start within a week. CUBS: Say they will pay for funeral costs for Hall of Famer Ernie Banks after a funeral home filed a claim against his estate for $35,000.Team spokesman Julian Green says the team will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-07/rangers-yu-darvish-might
Alex Rodriguez reaches out to his likely replacement

...BANKS REMAINS: The woman who was the late baseball great Ernie Banks' caretaker says she is determined to carry out his wishes...despite concerns expressed by his family.The twin sons of Ernie Banks asserted Monday that Regina Rice, acting as his agent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-16/alex-rodriguez-reaches-o
Alex Rodriguez could make apology at Yankee Stadium this week

...fourth place on the all-time list.BATTLE OVER BANKS: Ernie Banks, the beloved Chicago Cubs great who once said he wanted...describes herself in the documents as a longtime friend of Ernie Banks, his caretaker and the executor of Banks' estate from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-14/alex-rodriguez-could-mak
Cardinals spoil Cubs' debuts of Joe Maddon, Jon Lester in season opener

...renovation for the iconic neighborhood ballpark. The closed bleachers were covered by pictures of Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, who played for Chicago for 19 seasons and died in January at age 83.The Cubs honored Banks with a pregame moment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-05/cardinals-spoil-cubs-deb