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Ron Santo

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  • 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...
  • Quintessential Santo

    Quintessential Santo
    Heel clicking: While running to the clubhouse after a thrilling walk-off win at Wrigley Field in June 1969, Santo spontaneously jumped in the air and clicked his heels together a few times. Manager Leo Durocher told Santo to "make that our victory kick,"...
  • Ron Santo books

    Ron Santo books
    "Ron Santo: For The Love of Ivy" (1993) By Ron Santo and Randy Minkoff Bonus Books, 224 pages, $20.00 Co-written with sports talk radio host Minkoff, in this book Santo reflects upon his 16-season Chicago baseball career, negotiating diabetes and...
  • Full coverage: Remembering Ron Santo

    Full coverage: Remembering Ron Santo
  • Ron Santo's lifetime statistics

  • Game-day finery at Wrigley

    Game-day finery at Wrigley
    At Wrigley Field it's hard to find a man, woman or child who isn't showing some Cubs spirit. From Cubs-colored braces on their teeth or polish on their nails, to more conventional jerseys, caps, tote bags and T-shirts, here's a look at some enthusiastic...
  • Sidewalks: Dreams of fields

    Sidewalks: Dreams of fields
    With the hockey season having come to its joyful conclusion, it is time to turn our attentions to those other professional athletes laboring in sunshine on spacious green fields on the city's North and South sides. These would be baseball players, and if...
  • 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....