Buck O’Neil (left) helped bring Ernie Banks to the Kansas City Monarchs and later to the Chicago Cubs.
Buck O’Neil (left) helped bring Ernie Banks to the Kansas City Monarchs and later to the Chicago Cubs. Courtesy of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Buck O’Neil (left) helped bring Ernie Banks to the Kansas City Monarchs and later to the Chicago Cubs. Courtesy of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Kansas City was crucial to eternal sunshine of Ernie Banks

February 06, 2015 09:26 AM