Fans, former teammates, friends pay respects at Ernie Banks visitation Print E-mail
Written by Liz Banks   
Monday, 09 February 2015

Ernie BanksAn article by the Chicago Tribune

Ernie Banks loved baseball and he loved the fans.

On Friday, the fans loved him back, paying their respects during a public visitation at Fourth Presbyterian Church in downtown Chicago.

Banks' casket is draped with a No. 14 flag. Above the casket is a huge photo of a youthful Banks in a Cubs uniform. The Hall of Fame slugger died Jan. 23 of a heart attack, just shy of his 84th birthday Saturday.

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