FILE - In this March 24, 2014, file photo Chicago Cubs' Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks talks during an interview at the Cubs offices in Chicago. The Cubs announced Friday night, Jan. 23, 2015, that Banks had died. The team did not provide any further de
M. Spencer Green, File
January 24, 2015

Reaction to the death Friday night of Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks:

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''Did a card show w Ernie Banks. He drove the promoter crazy! Spent time/talked with every person. After an hour had signed maybe 15.'' - Two-time NL MVP Dale Murphy on Twitter.

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''It's a great day for a ball game; let's play two!'' R.I.P to the great (Mr. Cub) Ernie Banks!'' - Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper on Twitter.

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''RIP Ernie banks/ sad day for Chicago and cubs nation - great human being.'' - Actor and Chicago area native John Cusack on Twitter.

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''Ernie Banks. `Mr. Cub.' 1931-2015.'' - Sign posted on the marquee at Wrigley Field.

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''This year, during every Cubs game, you can bet that No. 14 will be watching over his team. And if we're lucky, it'll be a beautiful day for not just one ballgame, but two.'' - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

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''Mr. Lets Play 2!! You will be in our Hearts Forever!!'' - Chicago White Sox Hall of Famer Frank Thomas on Twitter.

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''Ernie Banks, Mr. Cub, you will be missed by Chicago baseball fans especially, but baseball fans everywhere will miss this hero.'' - The Rev. Jesse Jackson.

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''RIP ''Mr Cub'' Ernie Banks...thank you for your great contributions to the game of baseball!'' - Detroit Tigers ace David Price.

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''Mr Cub. What you have done for the game of baseball the city of Chicago and everyone you have ever touched will never be forgotten. RIP.'' - Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo on Twitter.

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''Crushed to learn of passing of MR Cub -ERNIE BANKS - loved his spirit / smile & man could he play.'' - ESPN announcer Dick Vitale on Twitter.

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