Ernest Banks ( 1931 – 2015), nicknamed “Mr. Cub” and “Mr. Sunshine“, was an American professional baseball player who starred in Major League Baseball (MLB) 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. Signed OML (Selig) ball. Banks has added ” 512 HRs” COA from Reggie Jackson included.