Ernie Banks

Minnie Minoso. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Minnie Minoso’s Exclusion Another Sorry Mark On The Hall Of Fame

Add up his entire baseball career, and Minoso is a Hall of Famer, writes Tim Baffoe.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2015

Ernie Banks speaks before he throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Cubs take on the Milwaukee Brewers during the Opening Day game at Wrigley Field on March 31, 2008. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ernie Banks’ Caretaker Claims He Had Only $16,000 When He Died

A probate judge requested details about Ernie Banks’ assets after an attorney for his former caregiver said the Hall of Famer had just $16,000 in assets when he died last month. Judge James G. Riley on Tuesday gave caretaker Regina Rice 30 days to provide that information.

02/24/2015

Ernie Banks in 2007. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Cubs To Honor Ernie Banks With No. 14 Patch On Jerseys

The Cubs are paying tribute in other ways as well.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2015

Ernie Banks

The Bernstein Brief: Macabre Drama Surrounding Ernie Banks’ Estate

Banks now will be remembered too for all the creepy discord in the aftermath of his death.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2015

Baseball Hall-Of-Famer Ernie Banks Hits Golf Balls From The Stands At Wrigley Field To Kick-Off The 2011 BMW Championship at Wrigley Field on September 12, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for BMW)

Ernie Banks’ Sons Fight Father’s Will Giving Assets To Agent

The twin sons of Ernie Banks asserted Monday that his agent and caretaker coerced the Chicago Cubs baseball great into signing a new will giving her all his assets.

02/16/2015

Ernie Banks speaks before he throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Cubs take on the Milwaukee Brewers during the Opening Day game at Wrigley Field on March 31, 2008. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Legal Dispute Erupts Over Ernie Banks’ Remains

Banks’ estranged wife is attempting to block his remains from being cremated.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2015

Several members of the '69 Cubs served as pall bearers for Ernie Banks. (Credit: CBS)

Family, Friends Say Farewell To ‘Mr. Cub’ Ernie Banks

Today family, friends and fans are honoring Ernie Banks with a memorial service and funeral procession.

01/31/2015

Baseball Hall-Of-Famer Ernie Banks Hits Golf Balls From The Stands At Wrigley Field To Kick-Off The 2011 BMW Championship at Wrigley Field on September 12, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for BMW)

Levine: No End Of Tributes To ‘Mr. Cub’

Everyone 40 or older has an Ernie Banks meet-and-greet story. Nobody apparently ever came away disappointed, Bruce Levine writes.

01/30/2015

Ernie Banks' casket is on display during his public visitation. (Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Cubs Fans Gather At Public Visitation For Ernie Banks

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.

01/30/2015

Ernie Banks in 2007. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Cubs Announce Details For Ernie Banks’ Memorial Service, Procession

The memorial service starts Saturday at 10 a.m.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

A 7-foot bronze statue of Ernie Banks was moved to Daley Plaza on Wednesday, and will stay there through Saturday, as a public memorial after his death at the age of 83. (Credit: CBS)

View: Fans Gather At Daley Plaza To Remember Ernie Banks

Banks will always be “Mr. Chicago,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel says.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2015

Ernie Banks in 2007. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Sports Illustrated Features Ernie Banks On Regional Cover

An iconic photo of “Mr. Cub” graces the cover of the magazine in the Midwest.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2015

Cubs fans crowd around a statue of Ernie Banks, which was moved to Daley Plaza for a four-day public memorial, leading up to his funeral on Saturday. (Credit: CBS)

Ernie Banks Statue Moved To Daley Plaza For Public Memorial

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.

01/28/2015

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Building honoring "Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks, who died of a heart attack last Friday. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Blue Cross Blue Shield Tower Pays Tribute To “Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Tower is paying tribute to “Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks Tuesday evening, with the words “Mr. Cub” and the number “14” lit up on the southern face of the building.

01/27/2015

Ernie Banks in 2007. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Public Visitation, Memorial Service Set For Ernie Banks

The visitation will be Friday, and the memorial service will be Saturday.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2015

A baseball signed by Ernie Banks owned by collector Michael Osacky. (Credit: CBS)

Expert Says Many Owners Of Ernie Banks Memorabilia Unlikely To Sell

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.

01/26/2015

Ernie Banks in 2007. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

The Best Way To Honor Ernie Banks Involves Playing A Doubleheader, In Some Manner

Banks is famous for saying “Let’s play two,” so let’s do it.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Hall of Fame baseball player Ernie Banks in the East Room at the White House on November 20, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation's highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Ernie Banks’ Legacy Has Many Layers

Banks had a special relationship with fans and was an endless well of positivity.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2015

Ernie Banks in 2007. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Ernie Banks Died From Heart Attack, Attorney Says

Banks passed away Friday, seven days before his 84th birthday.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2015

Ernie Banks speaks before he throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Cubs take on the Milwaukee Brewers during the Opening Day game at Wrigley Field on March 31, 2008. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Banks Much More Than A Great Ballplayer

Banks was much more than one of the all-time great ball players.

01/24/2015

more