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Ernie Banks

It's a great day for a ball game; let's play two!

Ernest Banks (born January 30, 1931), better known as Ernie Banks, is an American former Major League Baseball player who played with the Chicago Cubs (1953–1971). He was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977.

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  • Did you hear that? I didn't hear anything. Put that question another way.
  • I like my players to be married and in debt. That's the way you motivate them.
  • The riches of the game are in the thrills, not the money.

Quotes about Ernie BanksEdit

  • His wrists are the secret of (Ernie) Banks' success. Instead of taking the big Ruthian type swing of the lively ball era, he swings his bat as if it were a buggy whip, striking at the ball with the reflexive swiftness of a serpent's tongue.
  • Bill Furlong in Baseball Stars of 1959

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