Photos: Ernie Banks Statue Unveiled

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Here I was at Clark and Addison, raining, cold 10:30 in the morning. There I stood and watch the unveiling of a statue from one of the greats, Hall of Famer Mr. Cub himself Ernie Banks. Banks who played his entire career in the north side (Chicago) from 1953-1971. Below are some of his stats:

Games Played: Career with Team (1st)

  • 2,528 – Games
  • 10,395 – PA

At-Bats: Career with Teams (1st)

  • 9,421 – AB
  • 10,395 – PA

Total Hits: Career with Teams (2nd)

  • 2,583 – H
  • 10,395 – PA

Home Runs: Career with Team (2nd)

  • 512 – HR

Runs Batted In: Career with Teams (2nd)

  • 1,636 – RBI

Slugging Percentages: Season (10th)

  • .614 – SLG
  • 1958 – Year

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Also at the ceremonies I saw Ron Santo, Hank Aaron, Minnie Minoso and even shook the hand of our State Governor Mr. Blagojevich. šŸ™‚

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Enough blogging and below are the photos from this morning event.

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About Anthony Lasala

When i'm not playing sports video games, you might spot me playing Yu Gi Oh 5DS on Xbox Live.

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