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Title Let's play two : the legend of Mr. Cub, the life of Ernie Banks / Ron Rapoport.
Author Rapoport, Ron, author.
Publication New York : Hachette Books, 2019.
Edition First edition.
Description ix, 454 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # B BANKS R
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-434) and index.
Contents Prologue: Omaha -- A blessed child -- 1717 Fairmount -- Booker T -- On the road -- Leaving home -- Apprenticeship -- Monarchs of all they surveyed -- Army life -- "Going to Chicago, sorry I can't take you" -- Ernie Banks and Mr. Cub -- North side, South side -- The master builder -- Future shock -- MVP! MVP! -- The slough of despond -- The once and future cub -- Let's play two -- The rock of the family -- Bright college days -- "He was why we fell in love with the game" -- The lull before the storm -- Himself -- Taking over -- "Daddy, where were you?" -- Teammates -- And yet so far -- The most unpopular man in Chicago -- "This is not an eighth-place team" -- The best of times, the worst of times -- "Change the flag!" -- Bleacher bums -- In the world -- "Break out the champagne" -- A bunch of old men -- Questions and answers -- Riding the pines -- Sunday in America -- Coda -- Being Ernie Banks -- Man at work -- Family ties -- "How's your wife?" -- Rounding third -- Epilogue: Graceland.
Summary "The definitive and revealing biography of Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, one of America's most iconic, beloved, and misunderstood baseball players, by acclaimed journalist Ron Rapoport"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Banks, Ernie, 1931-2015.
Chicago Cubs (Baseball team) -- History.
Baseball players -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
African American baseball players -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Alt Title Let us play two
ISBN 9780316318631 :
0316318639 :

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