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Ernie Banks

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  • Joe Namath vs. Keith Hernandez in cameo showdown

     
    My recent blog and Facebook posts on memorable TV cameos in which jocks play themselves yielded plenty of input, including some oddball appearances I had not been aware of - or conveniently forgot for the sake of my mental......
  • The surprising shortstop weakness in Dodger history

     
    Please welcome this guest post by Eric Enders, author of "The Fall Classic: The Definitive History of the World Series." * * * In filling out my all-time Dodger lineup card, something occurred to me that I???d never thought about......
  • 'Housewives' actor James Denton to appear at grand opening of Harry Caray's Tavern, Navy Pier

     
    James Denton attends the "Desperate Housewives" Step Up to Benefit Homeless Youth Fundraiser on February 6. (Frazer Harrison, Getty Images) "Desperate Housewives" actor James Denton will be in attendance when Harry Caray's Tavern, Navy Pier opens its door...
  • 'Desperate Housewives' actor and former Harry Caray's waiter James Denton comes full circle

     
    James Denton attends the grand opening of Harry Caray's Tavern at Navy Pier Monday morning. “Desperate Housewives” actor James Denton isn’t just an inspiration to plumbers everywhere -- but also waiters. Denton, who plays a plumber on the hit ABC...
  • Sports legends revealed: Did Wally Moon coin the term 'flake' to describe an eccentric person?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: Former baseball star Wally Moon coined the term "flake" to describe an eccentric person. STATUS: True Wally Moon cemented his place in Los Angeles Dodger lore by adapting his swing in his first season playing for the team,......
  • Tracy Morgan, Vince Vaughn scheduled to sing at Wrigley Field this week (Updated)

     
    Ernie Banks with Vince Vaughn in the Cubs dugout in 2008. (Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez) (Update: Tracy Morgan has been replaced by former Cubs pitcher Mike Bielecki.) I don't know what Tracy Morgan sounds like when he sings, but if it's anywhere as...
  • Stanley Cup finals: Game day skate before Game 1

     
    Hey, hey, let’s play two today! OK, wrong sport: that was Cubs first baseman Ernie Banks’ favorite saying. But it’s a beautiful day in Chicago, where the Cubs are playing the Cardinals this afternoon and the Stanley Cup finals open......
  • Bo knows Anaheim, one more time

     
    Bo Jackson stole the show in the last All-Star Game in Anaheim, hitting a 448-foot home run off Rick Reuschel -- as the leadoff hitter -- in 1989. Jackson, who concluded his career with the Angels in 1994, will return......
  • In California, All-Star Legends & Celebrity game should shine brighter

     
    This is Hollywood, home to celebrities. They’re everywhere in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas -- except the All-Star Legends & Celebrity Game. I was sitting here in Angel Stadium with columnist Bill Shaikin, and we both wondered where the......
  • Win or lose, legacy set

    Neither Tim Duncan nor Len Bias played in a Final Four. The national championship eluded Phil Ford, J.J. Redick and Ralph Sampson. ACC basketball legends all. So the notion that Tyler Hansbrough's North Carolina career might be tarnished by defeat in...
  • April 14 - Jim McArdle

    Living the Dream To purchase a copy of the book: Living the Dream: An Inside Account of the 2008 Cubs Season About the book: Following the Cubs' quest to avert having 'a bad century' Would you put everything on the line for your beloved Cubbies by...
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