Ernie Banks Photomint

The Highland Mint presents the Ernie Banks Photomint. Hall of Fame Induction 1977 Chicago Cubs. Ernie Banks delighted Wrigley Field fans with his long home runs, steady fielding and cheerful disposition. "Mr. Cub" belted 512 home runs, five times hitting over 40 in a single season. After smashing a record five grand slams in 1955, he belted 47 round-trippers in 1958, the most ever by a National League shortstop. He also became the first National Leaguer to win the MVP Award in consecutive years (1958 to 1959). Banks' love for the game is still exemplified by his signature phrase, "Let's play two!" Presented in laser cut double matting and a Black molded wood Frame measuring 12x 15. Included in the photomint is; 8X10 ACTION IMAGE: A great horizontal image of Banks swinging at the plate. 24KT GOLD CUBS COIN: features the team logo and established date. 24KT GOLD WRIGLEY FIELD COIN: Features a sculpted image of the Chicago shrine. COA: Is individually numbered and mounted between the two gold coins as well as listing his HOF Induction Date and Career Achievements. This is a limited edition of 1977 and is officially licensed by MLB.


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