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Ernie Banks

Ernie Banks

Ernest "Ernie" Banks, nicknamed "Mr. Cub" and "Mr. Sunshine", was an American Major League Baseball shortstop and first baseman. He spent his entire major league career playing on the Chicago Cubs for 19-years, from 1953 through 1971. Banks is regarded by some as one of the greatest players of all time. Banks began his professional baseball career in 1950, playing for the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro leagues. He served in the US military for two years and returned to the Monarchs before beginning his MLB career in September 1953. Beginning in 1955, Banks was a National League All-Star for 11 seasons, playing in 13 of the 15 All-Star Games that were ... more on Wikipedia

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