For Pete's Sake

Tributes pour in from all walks of life for Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks

Chicago Cubs Hall of Fame shortstop Ernie Banks in 2002.
Chicago Cubs Hall of Fame shortstop Ernie Banks in 2002. File photo

There was sad news on Friday as Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks passed away.

Mr. Cub hit 512 home runs and had 1,636 RBIs. He has one of baseball’s most famous quotes: “It’s a beautiful day for a ballgame, let’s play two!”

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