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  • Cubs lineup has same look for Cardinals opener

    Cubs lineup has same look for Cardinals opener
    The Cubs open a homestand Friday against the Cardinals and the lineup looked the same as it has in recent weeks, with David DeJesus leading off, Anthony Rizzo batting third and Luis Valbuena batting eighth. Travis Wood goes to the mound for the Cubs on...
  • August 13: Midday Fix - No Sugar Added

    August 13: Midday Fix - No Sugar Added
    L. Patrick Reedy and Jean Norris   Event: 34th Annual Ron Santo Walk to Cure Diabetes Sunday, October 14, 2012 To register: www.jdrfillinois.org/walk/walk.html Walk Locations: www.jdrfillinois.org/walk/locations.html To purchase a copy of the...
  • Pat Hughes, Ron Santo and Lou Boudreau advance to second round of voting for 2013 Ford C. Frick Award

    Pat Hughes, Ron Santo and Lou Boudreau advance to second round of voting for 2013 Ford C. Frick Award
    WGN Cubs voices Pat Hughes, Ron Santo are Lou Boudreau are among 41 broadcasters who have made it through to the second round of voting for the the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's 2013 Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in baseball...
  • Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way

    Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way
    Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness. Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
  • Artist John Handley and Ron Santo Jr.

    Artist John Handley and Ron Santo Jr.
    Artist John Hadley has created a commemorative Ron Santo Hall of Fame Limited Edition print. It's endorsed by the Santo Family with a portion of the proceeds going to JDRF. For more information about John Handley or the Ron Santo print, visit www....
  • John Williams broadcasts from the 16th Annual Ron Santo Golf Experience

    John Williams broadcasts from the 16th Annual Ron Santo Golf Experience
    John Williams broadcast today's show live from the 16th Annual Ron Santo Golf Experience at the Kemper Lakes Golf Club, Kildeer, Illinois. He spoke with special guests including Vicki Santo, Pat Hughes and many more, just days before Ron's induction...
  • The fourth outfielder

    The fourth outfielder
    Yup, I won a game for the Cubs when I was 9 years old, a kind of pre-pubescent reverse-Bartman deal. The next day's Chicago Tribune called the anonymous fan who interfered with a critical eighth-inning play "the fourth outfielder," which. with its...
  • The thwack of the bat

    The thwack of the bat
    Bardball didn't start from a deep love of poetry, but from a swelling revulsion of Barry Bonds. In 2007, friends were emailing scathing limericks back and forth about the chemically enhanced slugger. They were too funny to waste, so Stuart Shea and I...
  • A day Santo surely would have cherished

    A day Santo surely would have cherished
    In one of baseball's sweetest traditions, Stan Musial would play "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" on his harmonica for the so-called seventh-inning stretch of baseball's Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Johnny Bench has stepped in for the 91-year-old...
  • He just clicked

     He just clicked
    Ron Santo had to die to get into the Hall of Fame. It shouldn't have happened but it did, and everyone knows it. What we didn't know until Sunday was that in some ways it could seem better that Santo was inducted in the second person, not the first....
  • Today, the mic is all theirs

     Today, the mic is all theirs
    Ron Santo will enter the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Sunday for his accomplishments on the field. But the Ron Santo we knew and loved in Chicago was more than a legendary third baseman. He also was a broadcaster, humanitarian, Cubs...