Ernie Banks

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<b>Number:</b> 14<br>
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<b>Player:</b> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT008425" title="Ernie Banks" href="/topic/sports/baseball/ernie-banks-PESPT008425.topic">Ernie Banks</a>, SS/1B, 1953-73<br>
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<b>Comment:</b> Can still hear <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB004172" title="Jack Brickhouse" href="/topic/sports/baseball/jack-brickhouse-PECLB004172.topic">Jack Brickhouse</a>: "That's pretty well hit ... back she goes ... back, BACK ..." How unfair that so many stiffs have played before full houses every day at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLTRA0000169" title="Wrigley Field" href="/topic/sports/baseball/wrigley-field-PLTRA0000169.topic">Wrigley Field</a> the last several years while Mr. Cub regularly performed in front of 6,000 people or fewer. Where's the justice? It was about time that statue was built.

( Chicago Tribune / June 24, 2007 )



Number: 14

Player: Ernie Banks, SS/1B, 1953-73

Comment: Can still hear Jack Brickhouse: "That's pretty well hit ... back she goes ... back, BACK ..." How unfair that so many stiffs have played before full houses every day at Wrigley Field the last several years while Mr. Cub regularly performed in front of 6,000 people or fewer. Where's the justice? It was about time that statue was built.

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