Mr. Cub is gone, leaving this franchise and this city without one of its greatest ambassadors.
Mr. Cub’s smiling face – the image that became a billboard for this franchise and this city – lit up the photo in the middle of the altar.
Mr. Cub became Mr. Chicago.
Memorial services are set for Ernie Banks, the Hall of Fame player who connected with generations of Cubs fans and became a Chicago icon.
Tragedy struck the baseball world on Friday night after Cubs icon Ernie Banks died at the age of 83.