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  • 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...
  • And now pitching for the Chicago Cubs... Robert Redford!

     
    Most of the mainstream media has been treating the news that Robert Redford will be at Wrigley Field, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at the Cubs March 31 home opener, as a feel-good story. After all, it was Redford......
  • Eddie Vedder performs at Murphy’s Bleachers

     
    Eddie Vedder surprised patrons at Murphy's Bleachers Thursday when he took the stage for an impromptu performance during open mic night....
  • Ron Santo statue unveiled outside Wrigley

     
    His bronze statue — a stunning likeness of him throwing a ball to first base — was unveiled in a pregame ceremony Wednesday outside right field, just feet from that of his long-time teammate Billy Williams....
  • 2 suffer heat exhaustion near Santo event

     
    Two people were taken in serious-to-critical condition to a hospital after passing out from heat exhaustion, officials said....
  • Remembering Ron Santo

     
    I was fortunate enough to attend Ron Santo Night at Wrigley Field on August 10th which included the dedication of his statue near the corner of Sheffield and Addison.  It was great to see his family as well as his former teammates in Ernie Banks, Randy...
  • Better never than late?

     
    Scott Stantis has posted his cartoon for tomorrow: ...and though I agree that it was ridiculous, foolish and even cruel to deny Ron Santo enshrinement in the Hall of Fame while he was still alive, I don't agree that it......
  • Dining on cracked crystal for 2011 yet predicting fearlessly for 2012

     
    Twelve months ago, as is my custom, I asked readers to offer their best guesses as to what 2011 would bring, then offered my own predictions. How'd we do? On six of the 18 questions, readers and I were correct......
  • Barry Larkin elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Barry Larkin is elected to the baseball Hall of Fame....
  • Chicago Cubs icon Ron Santo dead at 70

    Chicago Cubs icon Ron Santo dead at 70
    The lasting legacy of Ron Santo — aside from the 342 home runs and five Gold Glove awards, the millions he helped raise for charities and the laughter he provided with his inimitable grunts and groans during Cubs broadcasts — might be the...