Ernest "Ernie" Banks , nicknamed "Mr. Cub", is a retired professional baseball player. He played as a shortstop and first baseman in Major League Baseball for 19 seasons on the National League's Chicago Cubs team, from 1953 through 1971. Banks was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977 and the Major League Baseball All-Century Team, in 1999. Banks was a letterman and standout in football, basketball and track at Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas, Texas, from which he graduated in 1950. Banks signed with the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro American League in 1950...
|Birthdate:||January 31, 1931|
|All Positions Played:||Shortstop, First baseman|
|Education:||Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts|
|Also known as:||Ernest Banks, Mr. Cub|