Labor Day, 1957, Wrigley Field

Hank Aaron & Ernie Banks- 8" x 10" Photo- 1957- Braves- Cubs Baseball |  eBay | Ernie banks, Chicago cubs history, Braves

Some great baseball names in this column.

“While the twin bill had little importance on the pennant’s outcome, the National League home run crown was up for grabs between (Ernie) Banks and Hall of Famer Henry Aaron, baseball’s African-American superstars. Another long-distance threat, the Braves’ third baseman and Hall of Famer Eddie Mathews, was also in the lineup.

Read the entire column here that also touches on why today is so critical in the MLB standings.

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