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posted: 3/3/2012 6:00 AM

Mike North's #4: Ernie Banks

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  • Ernie Banks, infielder for the Chicago Cubs, poses in 1970.

    Ernie Banks, infielder for the Chicago Cubs, poses in 1970.
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  • Video: Mike North's #4: Ernie Banks


Mike North's Top 20 Sports Figures: In a video series commemorating his 20th anniversary in sports broadcasting, North is offering his view of the Top 20 sports figures in Chicago. Today -- #4, Ernie Banks, "Mr. Cub." Watch North explain why and then leave a comment agreeing or disagreeing, or making your case for someone you think belongs on his list.

• North and longtime broadcast partner Dan Jiggetts will host "The Monsters 20th Anniversary Event" at 6:30 p.m. March 8 at Arlington Park. Buffet tickets are $50 and can be purchased at

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