Ernest "Ernie" Banks looks over the area that where once the Rendezvous Park was built on near downtown Mesa, Monday, October 25, 2010 in Mesa.
A photo of Rendezvous Park, where the Chicago Cubs once held their Spring Training in Mesa, shown, Monday, October 25, 2010 in Mesa.
Tom Ricketts, Ernie Banks, Robert Brinton
Cub's owner Tom Ricketts, left, looks over a photo of Rendezvous Park with Ernest "Ernie" Banks, center, along with Robert Brinton from the Mesa Convention and Visitors Bureau, Monday, October 25, 2010 in Mesa.
Photo courtesy of Trina Kamp, Mesa Historical Museum’s Play Ball exhibit
Ernie Banks points to the 1960 spring training schedule on the wooden fence at Mesa’s Rendezvous Park. When Banks was in Mesa on Monday with Cubs owner Tom Ricketts and other officials with the Keep the Cubs campaign, he visited the site of the long gone ballpark that had an entrance in the 100 block of centennial Way.