Banks Will Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
President Barack Obama has announced that Ernie Banks will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Just another award to add to his collection, right? Kind of, except this award is the highest award a civilian can receive. It is given to those “who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.” Congratulations on the incredible achievement, Mr. Cub!