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Ernie Banks hits 3 HRs...

Item # 581036

August 05, 1955

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, August 5, 1955

* Ernie Banks 3 home runs game
* Chicago Cubs - Mr. Cub

This 14 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 8:  "Cubs' Banks Hits Three Home Runs"

Other news of the day throughout including various advertisements. Paper is in good condition.

wikipedia notes: Ernest "Ernie" Banks (born January 31, 1931 in Dallas, Texas) is an African American former Major League baseball player who played his entire career with the Chicago Cubs (1953–1971). He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977.

Banks's nickname is Mr. Cub.

Category: The 20th Century