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Cubs legend Ernie Banks remembered for unwavering optimism
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Fans and friends paid tribute to legendary Chicago Cubs slugger Ernie Banks on Saturday, recalling how he helped break baseball's color barrier during a Hall of Fame career in which he won over teammates and an entire city with the unwavering optimism he brought to the game and life....

Ernie Banks left great memories for teammate Billy Williams
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CHICAGO (AP) -- As he approached the casket to pay his respects to Ernie Banks, a steady flow of memories came rushing back to Billy Williams....

Omar Minaya leaves Padres, joins union as adviser
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Omar Minaya is switching sides....

White Sox agree to $2M deal with Beckham, cut Viciedo
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CHICAGO (AP) -- The White Sox were looking to add versatility to their lineup, so they decided to bring back infielder Gordon Beckham after trading him last season....

Marlins finalize $2 million, 1-year deal with Ichiro Suzuki
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MIAMI (AP) -- Ichiro Suzuki has passed his physical and finalized a $2 million, one-year contract with the Miami Marlins....

Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Ernie Banks fans got their first chance to pay their respects to the most famous and beloved Chicago Cub who ever played after the statue of the Hall of Famer was placed in a downtown plaza Wednesday....

AP source: Yanks thinking of not making $6M payment to A-Rod
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NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660 for fourth place on the career list....

Manfred knows he'll get hit as commish _ his name is on ball
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Rob Manfred knows he'll get pounded now that he's baseball commissioner - his name is printed in blue script on the sweet spot between the seams of every big league ball....

Family attorney: Cubs great Ernie Banks died of heart attack
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks died after a heart attack, an attorney representing the Hall of Famer's family said Sunday....

Hall of Famer Ernie Banks mourned in sports world and beyond
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CHICAGO (AP) -- To Chicago Cubs fans, Ernie Banks was sunshine that cut through decades of darkness. To baseball players, he was the spirit of the game....



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