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Baseball's dramatic shift noted in '1954'

...was also the year Hank Aaron made his debut with the Milwaukee Braves in what turned into a record-breaking career. Ernie Banks of the Chicago Cubs was just coming on the scene and Roberto Clemente would make his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-13/baseballs-dramatic-shift-noted-1954
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
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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Cubs honor Sosa for 500th homer

...Cubs honored him for hitting his 500th homer. Sosa and the only other Cubs player to reach 500 homers - Hall of Famer Ernie Banks - threw out simultaneous first pitches on a 32-degree day. Snow coated the brown ivy on the walls at Chicago's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/09/bas_475377.shtml
Baseball
Drive made Mays ultimate All-Star

...made him one of the most dynamic players in history. "What made Willie different was his desire," Hall of Famer Ernie Banks said. "A lot of folks have talent. It takes more. It takes focus and dedication. It takes heart. Willie had all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/09/bas_135198.shtml
Baseball
In the know

...others from the Best Damn Sports Show, Period. Among the celebrity presenters will be Julius Erving, Boomer Esiason, Ernie Banks and Richard Belzer. 'I DO' Mrs. Ward If it wasn't for her stepmother's intuition, Martha Hancock and Christian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/27/liv_370892.shtml
Life & style
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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Santo to have own statue at Wrigley

...Tom Ricketts said in a release.He becomes the fourth person with a statue of his likeness outside Wrigley, joining Ernie Banks , Billy Williams and Harry Caray . The location is still to be determined.A nine-time All-Star in his 15-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-01-15/santo-have-own-statue-wr
Baseball | Sports
Statement from Cubs fan who deflected foul ball

...out of the way and give Alou a chance to make the catch. To Moises Alou, the Chicago Cubs organization, Ron Santo, Ernie Banks, and Cub fans everywhere I am so truly sorry from the bottom of this Cubs fan's broken heart. I ask that Cub fans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/16/bas_397275.shtml
Baseball
Greenjackets notebook

...now in his second year as Boston's field coordinator and his fifth overall with the organization. "I remember when Ernie Banks signed my cast when I broke my arm, and that was the only thing I've ever gotten signed. I always had access, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/08/bas_317441.shtml
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