Ernie Banks Signed Chicago Cubs 16x20 Custom Matted Photo Display (JSA COA)
Display measures approximately 16" x 20" in size and features photo that
has been hand-signed in blue felt-tip pen by Ernie Banks (D. 2015,
Ernie Banks, nicknamed "Mr. Cub" and "Mr. Sunshine", played as a shortstop and first baseman for the Chicago Cubs between 1953 and 1971. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977, and was named to the Major League Baseball All-Century Team in 1999.
Banks is regarded by some as one of the greatest players of all time. He began playing professional baseball in 1950 with the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro leagues. He served in the U.S. military for two years, played for the Monarchs again, and began his major league career in September 1953. The following year, Banks was the National League Rookie of the Year runner-up. Beginning in 1955, Banks was a National League All-Star for 11 seasons, playing in 13 of the 15 All-Star Games held during those seasons. Banks was the Cubs' main attraction in the late 1950s, the National League Most Valuable Player in 1958 and 1959, and the Cubs' first Gold Glove winner in 1960.
The autograph includes an official PSA/DNA hologram and matching COA for authenticity purposes.
Authentication: PSA COA