Wrigley Field, September 23, 2015

R.I.P. Ernie Banks, 1931-2015


WC watched Ernie Banks play his last game. September 25, 1971, the Cubs hopelessly mired in the bottom half of the National League East, the 40-year old Banks was playing with the bad knees that had forced him from shortstop to first base to sometime substitute, but there was still utter, child-like joy in every…