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  1. Cubs to honor Banks on Tuesday night

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs will honor Hall of Famer Ernie Banks in a pregame ceremony on Tuesday night for receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the team announced on Tuesday morning. Before the Cubs take on the Cincinnati Reds former team...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  2. Ernie Banks, Dean Smith to get Presidential Medal of Freedom awar...

    Andy Katz

    President Barack Obama announced Thursday that Hall of Famers Ernie Banks and Dean Smith are among those who will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013
  3. Bill Russell, Stan Musial receive Medal of Freedom

    resident Barack Obama recognized a pair of Hall of Fame athletes along with a former president and a civil rights hero Tuesday with the Medal of Freedom.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2011
  4. St. Louis Cardinals' Stan Musial, Boston Celtics' Bill Russell am...

    Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan "The Man" Musial and Celtics legend Bill Russell are among the 2010 winners of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2010
  5. O'Neil awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Buck O'Neil was posthumously awarded the nation's highest civilian honor Friday, cited for a life in baseball after being barred from the national pastime in his prime.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2006
  6. Aaron receives nation's highest civilian honor

    Hank Aaron, baseball's career home run king, was among 12 people honored Tuesday with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2002
  7. St. Louis Cardinals campaign for Stan Musial to receive President...

    Stan Musial took a long, slow lap in a golf cart around the Busch Stadium warning track as part of the St. Louis Cardinals' campaign to have the Hall of Famer honored with the Presidential Freedom medal.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2010