Wood needs to be careful if he wants his post-career vision to be realized, and actual baseball is only a part of it.
Within a few days or so, we will know which former Cub will partner with Pat Hughes to call Cubs games on the radio.
Santa isn’t the only one making a list and checking it twice this week. The Chicago Cubs are, too, as their search for an analyst to replace the late Ron Santo in the team’s radio booth is now underway.
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.