Ernie Banks

Ernie Banks (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for BMW)

By The Numbers: Comparing The Great Ernie Banks To His Contemporaries

I decided to compare Banks with nine contemporaries (seven of whom are also in the Hall of Fame with Banks).


Ernie Banks (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for BMW)

Baseball Icon Ernie ‘Mr. Cub’ Banks Dies At 83

Baseball legend Ernie Banks died Friday night at the age of 83, according to a family attorney.


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Keidel: Should Derek Jeter Retire?

Only the most jaded Jeter fans could ignore the obvious. Derek Jeter is older, slower, and injured. There will be a day when he can’t play anymore. Will it be this year or next?


View of Shea Stadium in Flushing, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: Tommie Agee – Memories Come Back To Life

Tommie Agee had a spectacular impact on the 1969 “Miracle Mets.”


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Kallas: Like Him Or Not, Reggie Jackson Is Totally Right About A-Rod

Reggie has now been banished by the Yankees until the time is “right” for his return. But all he did, with respect to A-Rod, is tell the truth.


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Keidel: Derek Jeter – A Cue For No. 2

The captain of the Yankees, a no-brainer Hall-of-Famer, no longer plays like one, and never will. The next time you’ll see Derek Jeter hit .330 is in syndication, or on his “Yankeeography.”