A Collect in Texas feature for Sports Card Magazine about the great Ernie Banks, who happens to be a Texas native.

Sports Card Magazine

In a new segment here at Sports Card Magazine, Chuck Vanderbilt will showcase some of the greatest athletes that have called Texas their home.  This website wants to focus on all aspects of the sports card world, but we take a lot of pride on where we’re from, and happy to have so much great talent come from this state.

This past weekend was the Tristar Collectors Show in Houston, Tx and there were a handful of great names in attendance- today we are going to set our sights on Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks.


Most baseball fans and collectors know Ernie Banks simply as “Mr. Cub”. This is understandable considering he has been the face of the Chicago Cubs franchise for over 50 years. In 19 years with the Cubs, Banks earned MVP honors twice, made the All-Star team 14 times, hit 512 home runs, and was named to…

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