Photos and video: Farewell to Mr. Cub

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The funeral procession for beloved Cubs shortstop Ernie Banks passes in front of Wrigley Field, Chicago, January 31 2015. Ernie Banks died January 23 of a heart attack in Chicago. He was 83 years old. | James Foster for Sun-Times Media

Ernie Banks was remembered Saturday at a memorial service downtown and by fans outside Wrigley Field. Photos by Michael Schmidt and James Foster

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Pallbearers come out of the Fourth Presbyterian Church Saturday after the service for Ernie Banks. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times

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Fans wave goodbye to Ernie Banks as the procession heads to Daley Plaza and Wrigley Field. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times

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Hank Aaron at the service for Ernie Banks Saturday at Fourth Presbyterian Church. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times

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Former Cub, Billy Williams (left) and Reggie Jackson talk just before the service. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times

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Joe Torre remembers Ernie at the service. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times

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Joey and Jerry Banks give a remembrance at the service for their father. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times

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Former Cub, Billy Williams gives a remembrance at the service for Ernie Banks. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times

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Former Cub, Ferguson Jenkins (left) and Randy Hundley talk just before the service. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times

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Former Cub, Glenn Beckert shake hands with someone just before the service for Ernie Banks Saturday at Fourth Presbyterian Church. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times

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Ferguson Jenkins (left) and Minnie Minoso at the service for Ernie Banks. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times

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Illinois governor Bruce Rauner (below) Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts (above) at the service for Ernie Banks Saturday at Fourth Presbyterian Church. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times

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The front third of the church as the whole church was full at the service for Ernie Banks Saturday at Fourth Presbyterian Church. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times

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Patrick Hojan, of LaGrange, listens to the funeral service of beloved Cubs shortstop Ernie Banks, in front of Wrigley Field while he waits for the funeral procession, Chicago, January 31 2015. Ernie Banks died January 23 of a heart attack in Chicago. He was 83 years old. | James Foster for Sun-Times Media

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Flowers, notes and memorabilia left as a tribute to beloved Cubs shortstop Ernie Banks outside of Wrigley Field, Chicago, January 31 2015. | James Foster for Sun-Times Media

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Flowers, notes and memorabilia left as a tribute to beloved Cubs shortstop Ernie Banks outside of Wrigley Field, Chicago, January 31 2015. | James Foster for Sun-Times Media

Ellen Szalinski , of Uptown, looks at the memorabilia left outside of Wrigley Field for beloved Cubs shortstop Ernie Banks while she waits for the funeral procession, Chicago, January 31 2015. | James Foster for Sun-Times Media

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Flags fly above the scoreboard in honor of beloved Cubs shortstop Ernie Banks at Wrigley Field, Chicago, January 31 2015. | James Foster for Sun-Times Media

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