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Ron Santo

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  • Fans applaud as Santo procession circles Wrigley

    Fans applaud as Santo procession circles Wrigley
    11:47 a.m. Ron Santo's hearse arrived at Wrigley Field and circled the ballpark as several hundred mourners-- lined up two and three deep on Addison and Clark streets -- applauded. After circling the park, the hearse, bearing two No. 10 flags on its front...
  • Video: Ron Santo funeral

    Watch Ron Santo's funeral
  • WGN Radio signs legendary Cubs radio broadcaster Pat Hughes to five year contract extension

    WGN Radio today announced that it has come to an agreement with veteran WGN Radio/Chicago Cubs play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes on a five-year contract extension that will make WGN Radio his broadcast home through the 2015 Cubs season. "Pat's voice on...
  • Inside the Ron Santo Suite: The Westin Michigan Avenue opens tribute room to Cubs legend

    Inside the Ron Santo Suite: The Westin Michigan Avenue opens tribute room to Cubs legend
    Through his decades as a professional baseball player, and in the broadcast booth, Ron Santo spent plenty of nights in a hotel room. How fitting, then, that the Westin Michigan Avenue decided to re-tool one of its corner suites, Room #1000, in honor of...
  • Chicago 2011: A Year in Review

    Chicago 2011: A Year in Review
    As 2011 comes to a close, WGN remembers some of the big stories that made Chicago headlines, from politics to weather to sports. Kicking off 2011 was a kick from Mother Nature -- the blizzard that hit the Chicago area on February 2 shut down Lake Shore...
  • Cubs enthusiasts warm up with Kerry Wood

    Cubs enthusiasts warm up with Kerry Wood
    Cub pitcher Kerry Wood and his wife Sarah hosted their first "Woody's Winter Warm-up" fundraiser at Harry Caray's Restaurant at Navy Pier Friday night, January 13th. Almost 400 fans and friends came out to meet the many players in attendance, bid on...
  • OK weather this weekend, New Soldier Field security could lead to long lines, Filet Mignon tops shoplifting list, NM boy handcuffed/arrested for burping in class and White Christmas Coke can causes confusion

    Here's what happened.  What's happening.  And what's going to happen: Skilling forecast:  Decent weekend; Saturday, temps in low 50s  Going to the Bears/K.C. game Sunday?  You might want to get to Soldier Field early  (ChicagoBears.com) It's a...
  • Ron Santo elected to Hall of Fame by Golden Era Committee

    Ron Santo elected to Hall of Fame by Golden Era Committee
    Chicago Cubs third baseman Ron Santo has been elected to the Hall of Fame, gaining 15 of 16 votes from the Hall’s Golden Era Committee to gain induction after failing to get enough support on the Baseball Writers Association of America ballot or...
  • Brooks Robinson on the Hall of Fame and the Orioles

    Brooks Robinson on the Hall of Fame and the Orioles
    Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson looked fit and upbeat as he took part in the news conference announcing that Ron Santo has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. He praised Santo as one of the great third basemen of all time and weighed in on a number...
  • Patti Blagojevich pleads with judge: 'Be merciful'

    Patti Blagojevich pleads with judge: 'Be merciful'
    Rod Blagojevich's sentencing hearing has ended for the day, with the defense emphasizing the damage a long prison sentence would have on Blagojevich’s family. Lawyer Aaron Goldstein also read a letter read to the court from Blagojevich’s...
  • Jewel-Osco deals for the week of June 16

    Jewel-Osco deals for the week of June 16
    Here are the top deals to be found at Chicago Jewel-Osco grocery stores for the week of June 16, with coupon matchups. I don't list every item from the Wednesday grocery ad, only those that are close to their low prices or those that have a good coupon...