Ernie Banks, legendary 'Mr. Cub,' dead at 83
Written by Liz Banks   
Monday, 09 February 2015

Ernie BanksAn article by the Chicago Tribune

Known worldwide as “Mr. Cub,” Banks became the Cubs' first African-American player on Sept. 17, 1953, and went on to become an 11-time All-Star and two-time National League Most Valuable Player (1958-59). His boundless enthusiasm and optimism personified what it meant to be a Cubs fan.

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