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 Ernie “Mr. Cub” Banks

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Ernie “Mr. Cub” Banks

Birth
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Death 23 Jan 2015 (aged 83)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section: WILLOWMERE Lot: 19&20 Sub Lot: SubLot 11 Grave: 1
Memorial ID 141714254 View Source
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Hall of Fame Major Leage Baseball Player. A career .274 right-handed batter, he amassed 512 home runs and 2,583 hits during his 18-year Major League career, which was spent entirely with the Chicago Cubs. He was a 14-time All-Star, a 2-time National League MVP and won a gold glove at shortstop in 1960. Most of his games were played at the shortstop or first base position. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977. In 2013, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his contribution to sports. His uniform number 14 has been retired by the Chicago Cubs.

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  • Originally Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 23 Jan 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 141714254
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/141714254/ernie-banks : accessed ), memorial page for Ernie “Mr. Cub” Banks (31 Jan 1931–23 Jan 2015), Find a Grave Memorial ID 141714254, citing Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .