Ernie Banks


Former Major League Baseball Shortstop & First Baseman

Ernest "Ernie" Banks, born January 31, 1931 in Dallas, Texas, is a former Major League Baseball shortstop and first baseman. He played his entire 19-year baseball career with the Chicago Cubs (1953?1971). Nicknamed Mr. Cub, he is widely considered one of the best players to play the game and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977.



Saturday, October 15

CIW Talk: Baseball & Tradition

What does America?s love of baseball say about our culture, and why does the game continue to enamor and define us? The historic Wrigley Field... read more
Speakers: John Thorn, Adrian Burgos, Jr., Bob Tewksbury, Chad Harbach, Gunny Harboe, Dave Winfield, Ernie Banks
Wrigley Field 1060 West Addison Street

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