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Phil Rogers is the national baseball columnist for the Chicago Tribune. As a beat reporter he has covered the Chicago White Sox and Texas Rangers. His work has appeared on ESPN.com and in Baseball America, Inside Sports, and Sports Illustrated. He is the author of three books, including Say It's So, a look at the 2005 champion White Sox. He lives in Naperville, Illinois.
I was initially engaged in the book, but it started to get a little bit repetive.
No one is ever going to mistake Mr. Cub for Bertrand Russell, and this book kind of reflects Ernie's personality.
It tells the story of the life and baseball career of Ernie Banks intertwined with the events of the 1969 season.
As a native Chicagoan I grew up on the north side of Chicago and a die hard Chicago Cub baseball fan. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Marvin P. Ferguson
Let me say I grew up about a mile from Wrigley Field.So I actually rubbed shoulders with Ernie many times.He always
signed autographs and he always had a great demeaner. Read more
Mr. Banks comes across a little more darker than his Mr. Cubs image. I do not know if this an authorized bio. But he is human and allowed his bad sides, too. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Meviews
If you are 50+ and was a baseball player as a kid especially from Chicago,you have to read this book!Published on February 12, 2013 by Rick