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Hall of Fame inductee Greg Maddux, second from left, poses for a photograph with his plaque with and, from left to right, Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson, Hall of Fame chairman Jane Forbes Clark and MLB commissioner Bud Selig at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Levine: Maddux Stays In Character In Hall Of Fame Speech

Greg Maddux was truly one of a kind in a 22-year career in which he won 355 games.

CBS Chicago–17 hours ago

Hall of Fame inductees, from left, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux pose with their plaques.  (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Levine: Thomas A Champion Of Drug Testing

CBS Chicago–20 hours ago

Jerry Reinsdorf

White Sox: Reinsdorf Hospitalized In Cooperstown, Doing Fine

In a statement released Friday night, the White Sox say team owner Jerry Reinsdorf is communicating with his doctors and medical staff.

07/25/2014

Lee Smith. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Cooperstown Shouldn’t Close Out Lee Smith

Few closers have been as dominant as Smith, whose 12th year of HOF eligibility passed without induction.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2014

Frank Thomas. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Levine: Thomas Looking Forward To Hall Of Fame Induction

Frank Thomas will be honored next weekend in Cooperstown, N.Y.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2014

Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux. (Credit: Getty Images)

Wisch: Thomas, Maddux Could Help Heal The Hall in 2014

Former Cubs and White Sox greats Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas are likely to be inducted into the Hall in their first year on the ballot

670 The Score–07/30/2013

Ron Santo's Widow, Vicki Santo, Holds His Hall Of Fame Plaque

Wisch: Why Baseball’s Hall Of Fame Needs Its Own ‘Death Penalty’

With a slew of all-time greats in their first year of eligibility for Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame, the summer of 2013 should be a banner one for Cooperstown.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Ron Santo's Widow, Vicki Santo, Holds His Hall Of Fame Plaque

Santo Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

The late Ron Santo, star third baseman for the Chicago Cubs and later a broadcaster for the team, has been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

07/22/2012

Roger Clemens becomes emotional as he speaks to the media after he was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at US District Court in Washington, DC. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Wisch: Cooperstown Deserves Better Than Roger Clemens

As a kid, the guy was my favorite player, so I’m certainly biased. But when it comes to keeping score of the all-time greatest Hall of Fame induction speeches, I think Ryne Sandberg’s wins in a rout.

670 The Score–06/20/2012

Ron Santo

Wisch: Does Ron Santo Deserve A Wrigley Statue?

The news was stunning, if not surprising, this morning when I woke up, turned on the TV and learned from the crawl on the screen that Ron Santo had passed away at 70 after a lifetime of health issues.

12/03/2010