Beloved Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks Dies at 83

Ernie Banks, infielder for the Chicago Cubs, in 1970.  Banks died at 83 on Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo)
Ernie Banks, infielder for the Chicago Cubs, in 1970. Banks died at 83 on Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo)

CHICAGO—Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams,...

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