Death of Ernie Banks

January 31, 1931 - January 23, 2015
Chicago, Illinois | Age 83

Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer dies at 83
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By DON BABWIN, The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks died after a heart attack, an attorney representing the Hall of Famer's family said Sunday.

With Banks' widow standing nearby at a news conference at a downtown hotel, Mark Bogen said Banks had the heart attack Friday in Chicago and died later that day. He did not provide any other details.

"I want you to know that he was very beloved and he is going to be dearly missed by family,...

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