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Ron Santo

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  • From 2010: 'Golden' chance for Santo

    With the Hall of Fame restructuring its election procedure for those long retired, the Cubs' Ron Santo will have to wait until at least the summer of 2012 for his next chance at election. And if he fails then, he would have to wait another three years....
  • From 2009: Cubs extend Santo's contract

    Oh, yes! Santo will return to WGN booth The Cubs extended Ron Santo's contract with WGN-AM 720 through 2012 on Monday, and he's not slowing down one bit. Santo said he might take off selected road games, but he expects to do radio commentary for most...
  • From 2008: Santo 'kind of fed up' with Hall balloting

    The longer he goes without getting the call from the Hall of Fame, the easier it is for Ron Santo to rebound. The former Cubs third baseman led the balloting by the Veterans Committee but still fell nine shy of gaining the necessary 75 percent of the...
  • From 2008: '69 game still classic to Santo

    These Cubs are playing like it's 1969, and that might not be a dire predicament if they can finish the way they started. Ron Santo vividly recalls this city's exuberance when five Cubs headed to the All-Star Game at RFK Stadium in Washington on July 23,...
  • From 2008: Here's why Wrigley Field is No. 1 to me

    I can only go back to when I signed with the Chicago Cubs to give you an idea of how I feel about this ballpark. I'd been watching it on TV in Seattle, where I was born and raised, and there was always something about Wrigley Field that intrigued me....
  • From 2007: At home, Santo leaves the color play to the missus

    When he's not calling Cubs games on WGN Radio with play-by-play man Pat Hughes, "This Old Cub" Ron Santo (he's only 67) kicks back in his ranch-style three-bedroom home in the northern suburb of Bannockburn. The house, which sits on an acre of land, is...
  • From 2007: The bummer of 69(%)

    Ron Santo's heart was broken again Tuesday when he was denied entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame, leaving the former Cubs icon to wonder whether his day ever will come. The nine-time All-Star learned Tuesday morning the Veterans Committee again...
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  • Audio: Ron Santo tributes

    Audio: Ron Santo tributes
  • John Williams' heel click tribute to Ron Santo

    John Williams' heel click tribute to Ron Santo
    WGN Radio host John Williams wanted to pay tribute to Ron Santo in a unique way. So, he decided that at 2:10 p.m., he would lead Ron Santo fans in a group heel click. The move was made famous by Santo, who would use it to celebrate during his days as a...