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Cubs legend Banks honored with statue outside Wrigley Field

Updated: March 31, 2008, 7:00 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Ernie Banks couldn't believe what he saw when he yanked away the blue tarp.

"Is that me?" he kept asking. "Is that me?"

There was No. 14 in his batting stance, clutching a Louisville Slugger and wearing a grin similar to the one on the face of the real Mr. Cub during the ceremony.

The Chicago Cubs unveiled a statue outside Wrigley Field on Monday, and on a rainy day in which they would be lucky to play one, let alone two, Banks saw nothing but sunshine. And ...

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