Bingo

I first met Ernie Banks in the summer of 1958. I was in the 10th grade. John Ogden (the scout that would sign me with the Phillies) took a group of us to Pittsburgh’s Forbes Field to see a ballgame between the Cubs and the Pirates. Although I considered myself a basketball player first and foremost, like every other black kid in America at the time… I adored Jackie Robinson and hoped be a major leaguer. Ballplayers like Ernie Banks ...

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Thank You

A Message from Dick:

Want to send a heartfelt thanks to all my family members, fans, friends, ex-teammates, and supporters for all the hard work they put in on the recent Hall of Fame campaign. The fact that we fell one vote short in no way diminishes all the time and effort that you spent on my behalf. You believed in me and for that, I will always be grateful. Thank You!

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