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...1963 - John Pennel breaks the 17-foot barrier in the pole vault with a 17-0¾ vault in a meet at Miami. 1971 - Ernie Banks hit the 512th and final home run of his career as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4. Banks' shot came...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-23/today-sports-history
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...and consistent leadership, the Cubs continued to languish in the standings, despite having Cubs greats Ron Santo, Ernie Banks and Billy Williams on the roster. Amid constant ridicule from the media and players, he dropped the head coach idea...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-30/sports-quote
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Today In Sports History

...Association championships by beating Bill Talbert. Sarah Palfrey Cooke beats Pauline Betz for the women's title.1965 - Ernie Banks hit his 400th home run as the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 at Wrigley Field. The blow came off...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-02/today-sports-history
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Puig might make All-Star game fun again

...leagues and, aside from spring training and the World Series, the Midsummer Classic was the only place to do it.Ernie Banks might get his only chance to bat against Whitey Ford. Pete Rose could show Ray Fosse and the rest of the American League...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-07-10/puig-might-make-all-star-game-fun-agai
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Sports Transactions

...OF David Harris and RHP Jorge Marban to contract extensions and OF Josh Richmond.NORMAL CORNBELTERS - Released 1B Ernie Banks, INF Derrick Fox, INF Jesse Olivar and INF Randy Wells.WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS - Placed RHP Tyson Corley on the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-03-01/sports-transactions
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Around The Bases

...Wrigley Field, Jeff Blauser becomes the fourth shortstop to hit three home runs in a game? joining the ranks of Ernie Banks (Cubs, 1955)? Barry Larkin (Reds, 1991)? and Fred Patek (Angels, 1980). The Atlanta infielder had hit...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-07-12/around-bases
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Mariners shut out Expos for second straight night

...only the third time in baseball history that two players with 500 homers connected in the same game. Willie Mays and Ernie Banks did it in 1970, and Mays and Aaron both homered on May 8, 1971. Yankees 3, Padres 2 NEW YORK - Gary Sheffield put...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061304/spo_expos.shtml
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Around The Bases, Juneau Majors looking for state softball title

...runner for the third out.1956 - At Wrigley Field? Ernie Banks plays in his 394th consecutive contest to tie Al Simmons...catcher Dick Bertell each committing two and first baseman Ernie Banks contributing to the total by dropping a pop fly, account...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-07-13/around-bases-juneau-majors-looking-sta
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Around The Bases, Juniors top Ketchi-kan at Districts

...became quickest to reach 30 saves in a season as the White Sox beat New York 8-5.1993 - Breaking Cub Hall of Fame Ernie Banks' previous record of 277, Cal Ripken hits his 278th homer as a shortstop, the most ever hit by a major leaguer playing...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-07-15/around-bases-juniors-top-ketchi-kan-di
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Juneau Empire Online Sports: From the Sidelines 9/8/97

...has become the clear front-runner in the Most Valuable Player race if the writers follow the intent of the award. Ernie Banks and Andre Dawson notwithstanding, the MVP does not belong to players outside the ropes of a pennant race - if Larry...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090897/ssides.html

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