Ron Santo

Ron Santo.

Baffoe: HOF Got It Right In All The Wrong Ways

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.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

Ron Santo. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Schuster: Santo Gets In, Minoso Has To Wait

The city of Chicago dominated the opening of baseball’s winter meetings. The first thing on MLB’s agenda was the announcement of the Veteran’s Committee on who was going into the Hall of Fame. The announcement came early in the morning with former Cub Ron Santo getting in while former Sox player Minnie Minoso fell short.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

Minnie Minoso

Minnie Minoso Fails To Get Into Hall Of Fame

While Cubs legend Ron Santo was finally elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Monday, the news wasn’t as good for White Sox legend Minnie Minoso.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

Ron Santo

Ron Santo Elected To Hall Of Fame

Ron Santo was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Monday, just over a year after his death.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

Ron Santo. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Santo, Minoso Up For Hall-Of-Fame Again

Santo is one of 10 candidates on the Golden Era ballot, which was announced Thursday. The ballot also includes White Sox legend Minnie Minoso.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Ron Santo Statue Ceremony

Ron Santo Statue Unveiled Outside Wrigley

Hundreds gathered outside Wrigley Field as the Cubs unveiled a statue of former third baseman and longtime radio broadcaster Ron Santo on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

Ron Santo

Santo’s FBI File Shows Death Threats In 1970 And 1972

According to a recently released FBI file, the late Chicago Cubs great Ron Santo received multiple death threats over his career, much like other high-profile athletes.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

Mark Grace

Grace Says He Was ‘Never’ A Candidate To Replace Santo

Mark Grace spent 13 seasons playing for the Chicago Cubs before moving on to the Arizona Diamondbacks, and eventually to the Diamondbacks’ broadcast booth.


Wrigley Field

Santo, Jr., Redford Among Cubs’ Opening Day Festivities

With opening day quickly approaching, the Chicago Cubs announced the festivities that will take place on April 1, when the Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates start their 2011 campaigns from Wrigley Field.


Wrigley Field

Moreland Excited To Be Cubs Broadcaster

Not that long ago, Keith Moreland was announced as the new Cubs broadcaster. Though his job is replacing Ron Santo, he wants to make it clear he is not replacing the man Ron Santos was.


Wrigley Field

Moreland Will Join Cubs’ Broadcast Booth

On Wednesday, the Chicago Cubs and WGN announced that former Cub Keith Moreland would replace the late Ron Santo during the Cubs’ radio broadcasts.


Ron Santo sits in the broadcast booth during a baseball game at Chase Field in Phoenix in 2007. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

Bernstein: Cubs Broadcast Will Be Better Without Santo

Within a few days or so, we will know which former Cub will partner with Pat Hughes to call Cubs games on the radio.

670 The Score–02/10/2011

Starlin Castro

Wisch: Five Burning Cubs Convention Questions

There’s snow on the ground. The temperatures in Chicago are about as high as a Packers fan’s IQ (heh, heh, heh …).


Ron Santo

Ron Santo To Get Statue At Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs will honor former third baseman and broadcaster Ron Santo with a statue outside Wrigley Field next summer.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2011

Kerry Wood

Schuster: Kerry Wood…Present & Future

Yes Kerry Wood will be a lifetime member of the Chicago Cubs but NO he was not promised any specific job. A report earlier circulating that Wood has been promised a broadcasting gig when his playing days are over is not true.


Mark Grace

Wisch: Get To Know The Cubs’ Radio Candidates

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.


Ron Santo's hearse passes Wrigley Field Friday. (CBS)

Respectful Fans Observe Ron Santo’s Final Trip To Wrigley

The former Cubs player and broadcaster made one last trip around his beloved ballpark, and cheering admirers there celebrated his legacy.


Ron Santo sits in the broadcast booth during a baseball game at Chase Field in Phoenix in 2007. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

Illinois Diabetes Foundation To Honor Ron Santo

Ron Santo will be remembered again tomorrow night, this time by the Illinois chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.


Ron Santo's coffin

Fans Pay Last Respects At Santo’s Funeral

Family, friends and fans gathered at Holy Name Cathedral Friday morning to honor the life of Cubs legend Ron Santo.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2010

Ron Santo

Final Farewell Coming For Ron Santo

Chicagoans will say their final farewell today to Cubs legend Ron Santo.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2010