Today family, friends and fans are honoring Ernie Banks with a memorial service and funeral procession.
“Joe will find out that this is a little tougher job than the Tampa Bay job,” Piniella says.
Fans and friends of the late Ernie Banks gathered at Fourth Presbyterian Church on the Magnificent Mile for a public visitation for “Mister Cub,” who died of a heart attack one week ago.
The memorial service starts Saturday at 10 a.m.
If we’re going to ban defensive shifts, we might as well go wild.
The Cubs are projected for 82 wins, while the White Sox are tabbed for 78.
Banks will always be “Mr. Chicago,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel says.
An iconic photo of “Mr. Cub” graces the cover of the magazine in the Midwest.
Fans of “Mister Cub” Ernie Banks crowded into Daley Plaza on Wednesday, after his statue was installed as a public tribute to arguably the most popular Cubs player of all time.
The visitation will be Friday, and the memorial service will be Saturday.
The passing of Cubs great Ernie Banks is prompting some fans to seek out his baseball memorabilia. There’s plenty of stuff on eBay, but experts say the not as much as you might think because as CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports people with the good stuff are hoarding it.
Banks is famous for saying “Let’s play two,” so let’s do it.
You can hear eight Cubs spring training games on WBBM Newsradio 780.
Banks had a special relationship with fans and was an endless well of positivity.
Banks was much more than one of the all-time great ball players.
He was a metronome of glass half full attitude that kept multiple generations of Cubs fans from completely losing it.
Chicago Cubs fans and baseball fans all over are saddened by the death of Ernie Banks who died Friday night in Chicago at the age of 83.
Ernie Banks made everyone he met feel like a Hall of Famer.
The universally loved Cubs player and Hall of Famer passed away Friday evening.
“I sincerely home the Cubs do win the World Series … after I die,” said Reinsdorf.