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Ernie Banks
Ernest Banks (Mr. Cub)

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 1", Weight 180 lb.

MLB Debut September 17, 1953
Final Game September 26, 1971
Born January 31, 1931 in Dallas, TX

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1953 22 CHN NL   14   42    5   14   3   1   3    8   0   0    2    7  .333  .364  .667 1.030   28   0   0   0   0   0  
 1954 23 CHN NL  149  631   85  181  18   8  12   65  10   5   40   53  .287  .331  .398  .729  251   3   2   2   3  14  MVP-21
 1955 24 CHN NL  154  596   93  182  29   8  44  114   5   1   72   59  .305  .380  .602  .982  359   0   4  17   2  19  MVP-2
 1956 25 CHN NL  148  588   94  188  36  12  30  102  17  14   40   77  .320  .362  .575  .937  338   0   1   8   0  15  MVP-3
 1957 26 CHN NL  153  608   96  166  29   8  44  136   8   3   69  100  .273  .348  .564  .912  343   0   6  10   4  18  MVP-2
 1958 27 CHN NL  154  598  113  194  28   9  39  127   9   4   75   96  .324  .404  .597 1.001  357   0   0  22   5  17  MVP-2
 1959 28 CHN NL  151  578  120  191  33   6  46  142   0   3   71   63  .330  .406  .647 1.053  374   0   8  23   8  11  MVP-2
 1960 29 CHN NL  153  598  107  163  30  12  34  103   3   7   61   75  .273  .338  .533  .872  319   0   9  15   3  11  MVP-2
 1961 30 CHN NL  139  512   70  130  16   5  29   94   0   1   36   87  .254  .303  .475  .778  243   0   4   1   2   8  MVP-18
 1962 31 CHN NL  117  449   72  113  12   4  33   78   2   1   18   62  .252  .281  .517  .798  232   0   9   4   4  19  
 1963 32 CHN NL  105  271   33   67  18   2  11   40   0   0   32   41  .247  .334  .450  .785  122   0   1   4   4   7  
 1964 33 CHN NL  151  593   73  151  30   1  31  100   0   1   26   76  .255  .291  .465  .757  276   2   1   2   5  18  MVP-16
 1965 34 CHN NL  156  594   67  141  19   0  30   95   0   5   36   84  .237  .282  .421  .703  250   0   6   5   3  14  MVP-21
 1966 35 CHN NL  129  462   59  124  17   7   8   61   0   0   32   49  .268  .318  .387  .706  179   0   5   7   4  15  
 1967 36 CHN NL  158  616   72  157  28   5  36   94   1   3   29  116  .255  .288  .492  .780  303   6   4   7   1  22  MVP-10
 1968 37 CHN NL  157  610   67  132  18   0  29   69   2   2   28   75  .216  .257  .389  .646  237   5   4   1   7  16  MVP-13
 1969 38 CHN NL   34  124    7   25   2   0   3   11   0   0   13   32  .202  .283  .290  .573   36   5   0   0   1   3  
         NYA AL  127  487   61  114  17   4  17   67   0   0   31   91  .234  .287  .390  .677  190   1   7   2   8   9  
         TOT     161  611   68  139  19   4  20   78   0   0   44  123  .227  .286  .370  .656  226   6   7   2   9  12 
 1970 39 NYA AL   83  238   31   61   5   3  13   47   0   0   25   29  .256  .323  .466  .790  111   0   5   4   1   6  
 1971 40 NYA AL   11   10    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000  .000  .000  .000    0   1   0   0   0   0  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 19 Seasons     2443 9205 1325 2494 388  95 492 1553  57  50  736 1273  .271  .327  .494  .821 4548  23  76 134  65 242
 Per 162 games        610   88  165  26   6  33  103   4   3   49   84                          302   2   5   9   4  16
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1953 22 CHN NL  50   10  10.0   4   1   0  .250   2    8    5  .625    0    0  .000  SS   2e33       74   
 1954 23 CHN NL  29   81   4.6   0   0   0  .000  36  197  147  .746    0    0  .000  SS   2e34      -24   
 1955 24 CHN NL  29  132   8.2   0   0   0  .000  29  188  144  .766    0    0  .000  SS   2e22       41   
 1956 25 CHN NL  29  112   7.1   0   0   0  .000  18  175  147  .840    0    0  .000  SS   2e30       50   
 1957 26 CHN NL  21  116   6.7   1   0   0  .000  11  190  166  .874    0    0  .000  SS   2e16      -27   
 1958 27 CHN NL  25  140   8.9   0   0   0  .000  28  168  117  .696    0    0  .000  SS   2e31       21   
 1959 28 CHN NL  20  151  10.0   0   0   0  .000   6  188  162  .862    0    0  .000  SS   2e12       83   
 1960 29 CHN NL  31  105   6.2   0   0   0  .000  16  181  148  .818    0    0  .000  SS   2e19      -32   
 1961 30 CHN NL  31   73   5.0   6   2   1  .333  22   85   43  .506    0    0  .000  UT             -75   
 1962 31 CHN NL  44   58   4.3   2   0   0  .000  12   38   22  .579    0    0  .000  UT             -11   
 1963 32 CHN NL  66   40   5.2  13   2   0  .154   3   19   15  .789    0    0  .000  1B   3e13       90   
 1964 33 CHN NL  40   74   4.3   3   1   0  .333   9   48   31  .646    0    0  .000  1B   3e11        0   
 1965 34 CHN NL  30   66   3.7   3   1   0  .333   8   40   26  .650    0    0  .000  1B   3e15      -78   
 1966 35 CHN NL  25   54   4.1  10   3   1  .300   3   30   17  .567    0    0  .000  1B   3e13      -41   
 1967 36 CHN NL  28   77   4.2   0   0   0  .000   9   49   33  .673    0    0  .000  1B   3e11       14   
 1968 37 CHN NL  27   57   3.1   1   1   0 1.000   2   47   32  .681    0    0  .000  1B   3e7      -110   
 1969 38 CHN NL  30   10   2.7   0   0   0  .000   0   11   11 1.000    0    0  .000  1B   2e5      -152   
         NYA AL  34   54   3.8   1   0   0  .000   2   40   33  .825    0    0  .000  1B   2e5       -48   
         TOT                     1   0   0  .000   2   51   44  .863    0    0  .000
 1970 39 NYA AL  63   35   5.2  17   5   1  .294   3   19   13  .684    0    0  .000  1B   3e11       17   
 1971 40 NYA AL  10    0    .0  10   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  PH            -572   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 19 Seasons         1453   5.5  71  16   3  .225 219 1721 1312  .762    0    0  .000                 -12   8
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 48.9 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1953 22 CHN NL  SS   11    23   22    2    2  .957    9   77.2  5.21
 1954 23 CHN NL  SS  149   259  527   36  104  .956  148 1316.2  5.37
 1955 24 CHN NL  SS  154   321  551   29  122  .968  154 1387.0  5.66
 1956 25 CHN NL  SS  148   261  512   18   79  .977  147 1313.2  5.30  GG
 1957 26 CHN NL  SS  152   271  448   11   81  .985  151 1379.1  4.69  GG
 1958 27 CHN NL  SS  154   263  408   28   93  .960  154 1391.0  4.34
 1959 28 CHN NL  SS  148   333  470    6  112  .993  148 1324.0  5.46  GG
                 CF    3     4    0    0    0 1.000    3   29.0  1.24
 1960 29 CHN NL  SS  153   265  520   16  104  .980  153 1398.0  5.05  GG
 1961 30 CHN NL  1B   87   715   70   13   77  .984   79  729.0  9.69
                 SS   47    58  139    9   34  .956   45  390.2  4.54
                 LF    5     6    0    0    0 1.000    3   27.2  1.95
 1962 31 CHN NL  3B   59    44  105   11   10  .931   57  495.2  2.71
                 1B   59   460   49    1   64  .998   50  479.2  9.55
 1963 32 CHN NL  1B   94   670   66    3   58  .996   65  647.2 10.23
 1964 33 CHN NL  1B  148  1423  131    9  123  .994  147 1348.1 10.37
 1965 34 CHN NL  1B  153  1436  133    8  123  .995  153 1349.2 10.46
 1966 35 CHN NL  1B  121  1152  129    3  102  .998  115 1048.1 11.00
 1967 36 CHN NL  1B  158  1488  173    9  103  .995  157 1394.1 10.72
 1968 37 CHN NL  1B  156  1352  103    2  124  .999  156 1372.2  9.54  GG
 1969 38 TOT     1B  160  1404  122    2  145  .999  160 1452.0  9.46  GG
 1970 39 NYA AL  1B   70   532   59    3   56  .995   61  533.0  9.98
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1958 WS    CHN NYA   L    6  23  2  3  0  0  0   2  4  4  .130  .259  .130  0
 1959 WS    CHN NYA   L    6  24  4  6  1  0  1   4  3  1  .250  .321  .417  0
 1970 ALCS  NYA MNA   L    2   3  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  2  .000  .000  .000  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1953  CHN   60-94   Alan Boodman
 1954  CHN   64-90   Alan Boodman
 1955  CHN   81-73   Alan Boodman
 1956  CHN   78-76   Alan Boodman
 1957  CHN   83-71   Alan Boodman
 1958  CHN   88-66   Alan Boodman
 1959  CHN  102-52   Alan Boodman
 1960  CHN   82-72   Alan Boodman
 1961  CHN   70-84   Alan Boodman
 1962  CHN   79-83   Alan Boodman
 1963  CHN   96-66   Alan Boodman
 1964  CHN   97-66   Alan Boodman
 1965  CHN   87-75   Alan Boodman
 1966  CHN   78-84   Alan Boodman
 1967  CHN   74-88   Alan Boodman
 1968  CHN   65-97   Alan Bosslet
 1969  CHN   77-85   Alan Bosslet
 1969  NYA   93-69   Dave Jackson, Chris Kohlwes
 1970  NYA   98-64   Chris Kohlwes
 1971  NYA   90-72   Chris Kohlwes

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