Ernest "Ernie" Banks (Dallas, 31 de janeiro de 1931 – Chicago, 23 de janeiro de 2015), apelidado de "Mr. Cub" e "Mr. Sunshine", foi um jogador americano profissional de beisebol. Ele fez sua fama na Major League Baseball (MLB) na posição de shortstop e primeira-base por 19 temporadas, de 1953 a 1971, jogando pelo Chicago Cubs .
Ernest Banks (January 31, 1931 – January 23, 2015), nicknamed " Mr. Cub " and " Mr. Sunshine ", was an American professional baseball player who starred in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a shortstop and first baseman for the Chicago Cubs between 1953 and 1971. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977, and was named to the ...
31 de jan. de 2011 · Ernie Banks Positions: First Baseman and Shortstop Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-1 , 180lb (185cm, 81kg) Born: January 31, 1931 in Dallas, TX us More bio, uniform, draft, salary info Hall of Fame 2x MVP 14x All-Star Gold Glove 14 14 14 Become a Stathead & surf this site ad-free. SUMMARY Career WAR 67.7 AB 9421 H 2583 HR 512 BA .274 R 1305 RBI 1636
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27 de jan. de 2023 · Ernie Banks, byname of Ernest Banks, (born January 31, 1931, Dallas, Texas, U.S.—died January 23, 2015, Chicago, Illinois), American professional baseball player, regarded as one of the finest power hitters in the history of the game. Banks starred for the Chicago Cubs from 1953 to 1971.
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Ernie Banks reprised his signature line at his Hall of Fame induction speech in 1977. His sunny disposition was perfect for the Friendly Confines of Wrigley Field, last outpost of exclusively day baseball. Perhaps no player defines his team as thoroughly as Mr. Cub, who played with joy and immense talent for the Cubs from 1953-71, though never maki...
A native of Dallas, Texas, 19-year-old Ernie Banks debuted for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro leagues in 1950. After two years in the Army, Banks returned to the Monarchs, who sold his contract to the Chicago Cubs in 1953. His debut on September 17th marked the first appearance of an African-American player for the franchise.
Banks started every game at shortstop for the Cubs in 1954, finishing 2nd in NL Rookie-of The Year voting and 16th in MVP voting. Banks would go on to win Most Valuable Player Awards in 1958 and 59.
Banks was an excellent defensive player at two positions, shortstop from 1953-61, and first base from 1962-71. At the former position, he led the league in fielding percentage three times, picking up a gold glove in 1960, when he led all NL shortstops in fielding percentage, double plays, games, put-outs, and assists. As a first baseman, he led the...
It was with the bat that Banks really shone, however, hitting over 40 homers five times and leading the league twice in homers and twice in RBI. He was a three-time .300 hitter who compiled a lifetime batting average of .274, along with 2583 hits, 1305 runs scored, and 1636 runs batted in. On May 12, 1970, he hit the 500th home run of his career, b...
Banks was a member of 11 NL All-Star teams. In a 1969 Chicago Sun-Times fan poll, he was voted the Greatest Cub Ever. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility in 1977. Along with Honus Wagner and Cal Ripken, Jr., he was one of three shortstops named to Major League Baseballs All-Century Team in 1999.
Hall-of-Fame manager Leo Durocher, Banks skipper with the Cubs from 1966-71, was famous for asserting that Nice guys finish last. But he made an exception for Mr. Cub: Banks is one nice guy who finished firstbut he had the talent to go with it.
Fullname: Ernest Banks. Nickname: Mr. Cub. Born: 1/31/1931 in Dallas, TX. High School: Booker T. Washington, Dallas, TX. Debut: 9/17/1953. Hall of Fame: 1977. Died: 1/23/2015. Follow mlb.
18 de jul. de 2000 · From 1955 to 1960, Ernie Banks hit more homers than anyone in the majors, including Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays and Hank Aaron, and he finished his career with five seasons of forty or more home runs. In 1959 he became the first player in National League history to win consecutive Most Valuable Player trophies, a year removed from setting an NL record for homers by a shortstop with forty-seven.