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Ron Santo

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  • 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 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...
  • 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 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 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,...
  • 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...
  • Garry Meier Named WGN-AM 1-4p Host

    Garry Meier Named WGN Radio's 1-4pm Host April 2, 2009 - WGN Radio has just announced that Chicago radio veteran Garry Meier has been named the host of the weekday 1-4pm time slot on WGN Radio. Meier's first day on the air will be Friday, April 3. "We...
  • Get Ron Bronzed!

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || ||  GET RON BRONZED! Sign Garry's online petition to get a Ron Santo statue erected outside Wrigley Field. || ++++++++++++++++++++
  • Ron Santo Wristband

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  • 2009 Binny's Beverage Depot Attendance Game

    Official Rules To Enter: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Include your name, address, age, and daytime phone number on a 3x5 card or a plain piece of paper and mail your entry to: Binny's Beverage Depot Attendance Game, c/o WGN Radio, 435 N. Michigan Avenue,...
  • April 14 - Jim McArdle

    Living the Dream To purchase a copy of the book: Living the Dream: An Inside Account of the 2008 Cubs Season About the book: Following the Cubs' quest to avert having 'a bad century' Would you put everything on the line for your beloved Cubbies by...