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Ernie Banks
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Baseball Player
    (January 31, 1931-January 23, 2015)
    Born in Dallas, Texas
    Shortstop for the Chicago Cubs (1951-1971)
    NL MVP (1958, 59)
    Hit 512 home runs
    Played for Kansas City Monarchs in the Old Negro League
    Hit five grand slams (1955)
    Selected to the Hall of Fame (1977)
    He hung on a little too long, playing until he was 40. In his final year he batted .193.
    His nickname was Mr. Cub.
    He played 21 seasons and never appeared in a World Series.
    As a kid, he really did not enjoy playing baseball and his father would bribe him to play catch.
    He lead the league in errors with 32 (1958).
    He was known for his cheerful disposition.
    His famous line was it sure looks nice out, 'lets play two.'
    He was the first black Chicago Cub.
    He was a member of the U.S. Army.
    He played his entire career as a Chicago Cub.
    He was the eighth player to hit 500 home runs.
    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 10 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 18 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 24 Votes: 8.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 1296 Votes: 45.52% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 17 Votes: 35.29% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 19 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 38 Votes: 57.89% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 23 Votes: 13.04% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 27 Votes: 37.04% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 100 Votes: 38.00% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 68 Votes: 35.29% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 357 Votes: 44.26% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 448 Votes: 41.29% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 1139 Votes: 42.93% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 873 Votes: 42.04% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 2011 Votes: 42.37% Annoying
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