Add up his entire baseball career, and Minoso is a Hall of Famer, writes Tim Baffoe.
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.
The Cubs are paying tribute in other ways as well.
Banks now will be remembered too for all the creepy discord in the aftermath of his death.
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.
Banks’ estranged wife is attempting to block his remains from being cremated.
Today family, friends and fans are honoring Ernie Banks with a memorial service and funeral procession.
Everyone 40 or older has an Ernie Banks meet-and-greet story. Nobody apparently ever came away disappointed, Bruce Levine writes.
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.
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 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.
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.
Banks had a special relationship with fans and was an endless well of positivity.
Banks passed away Friday, seven days before his 84th birthday.
Banks was much more than one of the all-time great ball players.