Cubs Historic Photos: Fifth In A Series

In the comments to yesterday's photo of Ernie Banks acknowledging the crowd after his 500th HR, BCB reader Chodes posted scans of the Chicago Sun-Times front and back pages, showing Ernie doing a heel-click after the game was over, staged for the photographers. It was a rare display of ebullience from Ernie, who generally never did pat-himself-on-the-back gestures.

Here is a photo of the staged photo-op (even though no one would have called it a "photo-op" in 1970):

Let's play two!
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Remember, if you want high-quality prints of any of these historic photos, email Leo Bauby at this address.

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