I hope Vicki Santo and her children are really pissed off and for good reason. This should be a happy day for them and all fans of Ron Santo, but instead it ranges for many somewhere between bittersweet and a downright slap in the face.
Roberto Alomar won’t go into Cooperstown wearing a White Sox hat, but late in his career he did play 85 games on the South Side. Today, he was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame.
Baseball Hall of Fame decisions have to be a well educated instinct. Voters, and fans who enjoy the debate, need to inform themselves as best they can, and then simply trust their gut.