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Visitation, memorial service for Banks to be held in Chicago

Visitation, memorial service for Banks to be held in Chicago

MLB.com Updated 15 hours ago
Public visitation and memorial services for Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks, will be held Friday and Saturday at Fourth Presbyterian Church, the Cubs announced.
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    Banks, Wrigley formed relationship to remember

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
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    MLB.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
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    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Heart Attack Killed Banks

    nytimes.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    An attorney representing the family of the Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks said the Hall of Famer died after suffering a heart attack.
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    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
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    MLB.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
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    MLB.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
    Brewers relievers Jim Henderson and Tyler Thornburg, who missed most of last season with arm injuries, each expressed optimism during Sunday's "Brewers On Deck" about being healthy in time for Opening Day.
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    MLB.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
    A year after using the event to announce a record-setting contract for Matt Garza, Brewers principal owner Mark Attanasio told fans at Sunday's "On Deck" event that the team's 2015 edition is still under construction.
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  • Cubs prospect recognized for helping save neighbor's life

    Cubs prospect recognized for helping save neighbor's life

    yahoo.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
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  • Phillies trade talks with Crew over Papelbon lose steam

    Phillies trade talks with Crew over Papelbon lose steam

    MLB.com Jan 24 (2 days ago)
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  • Price enjoys give-and-take with passionate fans

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    MLB.com Jan 24 (3 days ago)
    One of the benefits of events like Reds Caravan is the direct dialogue between fans and team members.
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    Frazier flies jet simulator, sings at caravan stop

    MLB.com Jan 24 (3 days ago)
    Reds Caravan made a stop Saturday at the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force base.
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  • Grace mourns Banks, remembers his genuine kindness

    Grace mourns Banks, remembers his genuine kindness

    MLB.com Jan 24 (3 days ago)
    During his 13 years playing for the Cubs, Mark Grace got to know Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, but it was the first time that he met Banks that stands out.
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  • Video - 'Nobody Laughed Like Ernie Banks' 03:04

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    Jan 24
    Tim Kurkjian looks back fondly on his experiences with Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, who died Friday at the age of 83.
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    Jan 23
    ESPN senior baseball writer Jerry Crasnick discusses the Phillies' talks with the Brewers about a possible Jonathan Papelbon trade.
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    Jan 23
    Michael Wilbon discusses the life and career of Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks.
  • Video - Sarah Spain Remembers Ernie Banks 02:47

    Sarah Spain Remembers Ernie Banks

    Jan 23
    Sarah Spain of espnW talks about her memories of beloved Hall of Famer "Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks, who died at age 83 in Chicago.

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