Tributes Planned For Crosstown Classic By Cubs & Sox
Both the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox have announced how they will honor Ernie Banks and Minnie Minoso when they face each other for the Crosstown series this weekend. Details here.
According to The Chicago Tribune, Sunday, July 12, the entire Cubs team will wear No. 14 throwback uniforms from 1958 in honor of the legendary first baseman Ernie Banks. The White Sox will wear uniforms from the same era.
Then on Aug. 14, the White Sox will wear throwback uniforms with Minnie Minoso's retired No. 9 from the 1950s, while the Cubs will wear throwback uniforms from the same era.
Banks died this past winter on Jan. 23. Minoso died five weeks later on March 1.
Bring your cameras and catch a glimpse of baseball beginnings and a fitting tribute to both sides of Chicagoland fans.