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Chicago's Wrigley Field hits the century mark

...first game at Wrigley, the famed ballpark got quite the birthday bash Wednesday afternoon.Hall of Famers such as Ernie Banks, Billy Williams, Fergie Jenkins and Andre Dawson were on hand, and so were Bears greats Dick Butkus and Gale Sayers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-23/chicagos-wrigley-field-h
Mike Napoli, Albert Pujols make cases for World Series MVP

...years to come.Not everyone gets the opportunity. Ted Williams slumped in his lone World Series, fellow Hall of Famer Ernie Banks never got close.Nolan Ryan made 773 starts over 27 seasons, yet his total Series time amounted to a relief appearance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-10-25/mike-napoli-albert-pujol
Chaney feels at home at legion banquet

...turned away some fans."Drugs and alcohol have always been around baseball," he said. "But one of my heroes, Ernie Banks, once said, 'If we all learned to tell the truth, you'll never have to remember what you said.' We're all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/braves/2012-02-16/heady-heady-heady
AL squads hold edge in recent years

...rivalries in sports, what's become the American League's annual domination of the NL. Even a pregame pep talk by Ernie Banks didn't help the NL last year at old Yankee Stadium, where Michael Young's sacrifice fly at 1:37 a.m. gave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/14/bas_540790.shtml
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Westside's Commings still has 2-sport desire

ATHENS, Ga. --- Ernie Banks immortalized the baseball phrase "let's play two." Sanders Commings would like to bring a similar sentiment back to Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/10/mic_540432.shtml
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In the spotlight

...still alive. The Pearl Jam front man has released a song for the Chicago baseball team at the request of Cubs great Ernie Banks . It's called All the Way . Mr. Vedder made the song available on Pearl Jam's Web site last week. It's been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/21/ent_476534.shtml
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Baseball roundup

...for most of August, Soriano has gone on a tear unsurpassed in Cubs history. He has 13 homers in September, matching Ernie Banks' record of 50 years ago. PHILLIES 6, NATIONALS 0 In Philadelphia, now that the Phillies have reached first place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/29/bas_145614.shtml
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Baseball today

...Ralph Kiner of the Pittsburgh Pirates became the first NL player to hit 50 home runs in two different seasons. 1955 - Ernie Banks of the Chicago Cubs set a major league record with his fifth grand slam of the season in a 12-inning, 6-5 loss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/19/bas_97264.shtml
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Baseball today

...trailing 6-5, scored nine runs in the ninth inning for a 14-6 victory over the New York Yankees. 1955 - Chicago's Ernie Banks hit three home runs at Wrigley against three Pirates pitchers to lead the Cubs to an 11-10 win. 1963 - New York's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/04/bas_91403.shtml
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A ring can be a late arrival

...dozens who fail. Again, the Cubs provide a benchmark. Ernie Banks put together a Hall of Fame career during 19 years in...Moon said. "And other guys aren't. You look at Ernie Banks in baseball - he never even played in a playoff game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/03/pro_52440.shtml
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