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RIP Mr. Cub

Ernie Banks

The Chicago Cubs, Major League Baseball, and everyone who met or knew this kind man lost a legend last night.

Ernie Banks, “Mr. Cub” passed away at the age of 83.

A true ambassador for the team and for the game, he touched the hearts of countless people – both on and off the baseball field.

I had the chance to meet him once, about 15 years ago when I was a news reporter. I remember that, despite the long line of people waiting to see him, he wanted to take the time to have a sincere conversation. He greeted me and spoke to me as though I was his friend. Ernie Banks impressed me as being a really nice guy.

The ball pictured above is the one he signed for me that day. Never forgot that day…and I know Ernie Banks will certainly never be forgotten for the positive impact he made during his time here on Earth.

Rest in peace, Mr. Cub.

Positive Press

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/New-Jersey-Kindergartener-Saves-Father-Life-Spelling-Letters-Dad-Seizure-Car-206971791.html
Kindergartener’s ABCs Help Save Dad’s Life

http://www.journalstandard.com/opinions/columnists/x1338685224/Good-Morning-Bad-day-next-day-becomes-a-good-day
Bad day, next day becomes a good day

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579711/Three-acts-of-kindness-displayed-on-baseball-fields-and-captured-in-viral-videos.html
Three acts of kindness displayed on baseball fields and captured in viral videos