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Ernie Banks

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Ernie Banks, Operation PUSH, and the Quest for a Black Manager

BP Wrigleyville (blog)
With both Larry Jansen and Pete Rieser absent, the chain of command dictated the managerial position be filled by Ernie Banks. As the first Black manager in Major League Baseball, Banks rose to the challenge, swiftly leading his team to victory in the ...

1959 MLB NL Mvp Winner Ernie Banks News

CTBNL | Disavowing Yawkey wonderful step for baseball and country

FanRag Sports (blog)
Take that and multiply it times Larry Doby, Ernie Banks, and Monte Irvin. Yawkey made a point of employing overt racists like Mike “Pinky” Higgins, who served in multiple roles with the organization beginning in 1947, rising to manager and general ...

1959 MLB NL Mvp Winner Ernie Banks News

How seriously should we take Paul DeJong?

Viva El Birdos
... somewhat for real, even if it turns out he's not a 40 home run hitting shortstop (note: there have been twelve 40+ home run seasons by shortstops in MLB history, and eleven were by either Alex Rodriguez or Ernie Banks—the other came from Rico ...

1959 MLB NL Mvp Winner Ernie Banks News

Morningstar Runs the Numbers

"Col. Jack Reilly, the mayor's director of special events, immediately urged removal of the sculpture. Ald. John J. Hoellen went further, recommending that the City Council "deport" the piece and construct in its place a statue of 'Mr. Cub . . . Ernie ...

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