Ernie Banks Receives Medal of Freedom Award from President Barack Obama

I wish my mom and dad were alive today to see this happen,” said Ernie Banks, who will bring the President a Jackie Robinson baseball bat [...]

President Barack Obama will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom on 16 Americans Wednesday, including Chicagoans Ernie Banks and Oprah Winfrey [...]

MLB.COM FLASHBACK: Banks, 82, will see Obama in November, when the Cubs Hall of Famer is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor presented to civilians in the United States [...]