To the man who always wanted to play two: RIP Ernie Banks. pic.twitter.com/FWXxP9tvS7— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) January 24, 2015
Ernie Banks has died at age 83 Banks was known as "Mr Cub. His 512 HR rank tied for 22nd all-time— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) January 24, 2015
RIP Ernie Banks. One of the good guys. "Let's play two."— Baseballism (@Baseballism) January 24, 2015
Ernie Banks played in 2,528 regular season games over his 19 year career. "Mr. Cub" played all those games with Cubs. pic.twitter.com/VbOikeE1fA— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 24, 2015
We mourn the passing of Cubs icon and Hall of Famer Ernie Banks. pic.twitter.com/rFMtVQC4J1— MLB (@MLB) January 24, 2015
ernie banks was much more than baseball. he served as a reminder that you can always be nicer, do better, be more enthusiastic about life.— Lana Berry (@Lana) January 24, 2015
Let's play two. RIP, Mr. Cub. The game will miss you, Ernie Banks. pic.twitter.com/PRHThc0m0d— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) January 24, 2015
We join the entire baseball community in mourning the passing of @Cubs legend and Hall of Famer Ernie Banks. May he rest in peace.— Houston Astros (@astros) January 24, 2015
Ernie Banks... We are going to all miss you. #Legend— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) January 24, 2015
Sad to hear about the passing of Ernie Banks. Happy, positive, enthusiastic every minute of everyday. RIP #MrCub— Dale Murphy (@DaleMurphy3) January 24, 2015
We were blessed to host Ernie Banks in July 2007 & June 2012. RIP Mr Cub, thanks for all you did for baseball. Condolences to the family.— Peoria Chiefs (@peoriachiefs) January 24, 2015
RIP "Mr Cub" Ernie Banks...thank you for your great contributions to the game of baseball!— David Price (@DAVIDprice14) January 24, 2015
We join all of baseball in mourning the passing of Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks. A Hall of Famer in every way. May he rest in peace.— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) January 24, 2015
Ernie Banks is the Cubs all-time leader in games played and extra-base hits, and ranks 2nd in HR, RBI and hits— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) January 24, 2015
We are saddened at the loss of one of baseball’s bests. Remembering Ernie Banks at Safeco Field today and always. pic.twitter.com/GAvkNoS6L2— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) January 24, 2015
Ernie Banks accomplished incredible feats over 19 seasons in MLB: - 512 home runs - 14 time All-Star - 1st NL player to win back-to-back MVP— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 24, 2015
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Chicago baseball legend Ernie Banks. #letsplay2— Blue Jays-Official (@BlueJays) January 24, 2015
Ernie Banks once said "I got to do what I love," and he made everyone's world better. What hands, what wrists, what unequical joy— Peter Gammons (@pgammo) January 24, 2015
Rest in eternal peace, Ernie Banks. Open the gates twice, Pete. pic.twitter.com/RMtNSP7xBD— MLB Jesus (@MLBJesus) January 24, 2015
Spending morning writing about the great Ernie Banks, which brings great joy and sorrow at exactly the same time. RIP Mr. Cub.— Joe Posnanski (@JPosnanski) January 24, 2015
Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) January 24, 2015
R.I.P #ErnieBanks I will forever remember our talks. Thank you for paving the way for us Black Ball Players.— Barry L Bonds (@BarryBonds) January 24, 2015
rest in peace Mr. Banks. I took this at HOF ceremonies last summer. pic.twitter.com/FjgsrDMHcp— Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) January 24, 2015
Share your memories of Mr. Cub: http://t.co/s2WiUtCI5v— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) January 24, 2015
what else is going on in baseball...
- Seattle has a new alternate jersey. And it is sweet.
So fresh. So clean. Plus, stirrups! https://t.co/dJsxPUuGoS— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) January 23, 2015
- Will the A's win the West next season? - Fangraphs
- Alex Rodriguez met with the new MLB commissioner. - Hardball Talk
- The Astros made Ryan Vogelsong uncomfortable. - Hardball Talk
- The new commish has some ideas. - MLB
Another suggestion that didn't get traction at GM meetings but could be on the table: Relief pitchers must pitch to more than one batter.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) January 25, 2015
- And Grant Brisbee with the hot take. - SBNation
- Why Commissioner Manfred is wrong about shifts. - Fangraphs
- A lot of people hate Manfred's idea. - Sports Illustrated
- The top ten second base prospects. - MLB
- Mr. Met is fighting the blizzard.
- Joe Kelly said he is going to win the Cy Young next season. Love you. - Sporting News
- How the Royals got to know Bo. - Just a bit outside
what the cardinals are up to...
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