45th anniversary of Ernie Banks’ 500th home run

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Today marks the anniversary of Cubs legend Ernie Banks’ 500th home run. He hit the homer on May 12, 1970, and Wrigley Field looks pretty similar.

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After Banks hit his 500th homer, he said:

I feel like I’m 12 years old.

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