Tag: Ron Santo

Convention In Haiku: Perfect Weather For Cubs Baseball

Convention In Haiku: Perfect Weather For Cubs Baseball
It’s snowing outside But this weekend Cubs fever Will keep us all warm   Chicagoans have been waiting all winter for two things – the first snowstorm of the season, and the 2012 Cubs Convention. It seems appropriate that after the snow stops falling tomorrow it will be time for baseball once again. There will... Read more »

Cooperstown In Haiku: Santo Gets In A Year Too Late

 Cooperstown In Haiku: Santo Gets In A Year Too Late
Finally, he’s in I hope there’s an afterlife So Ronnie will know   Yes, it’s the right thing Should have happened long ago Hall of Fame? Ashamed   In a move many Cubs fans will consider to be too little, too late, the Baseball Hall of Fame Veterans Committee has finally decided that Ron Santo... Read more »

A Perfect 10th In Haiku

The 10th of August A perfect day to honor The Cubs’ perfect 10 The Cubs will honor Ron Santo on Wednesday night with the unveiling of a statue at the corner of Addison and Sheffield.  Hopefully, they’ll also honor Ronnie with a win. While we wait for tonight’s game, enjoy these pictures to help you remember... Read more »

Santo In Haiku: Honoring Ron on Opening Day

As the crowd paid their respects, Santo came to bat one last time
On Opening Day   The Cubs found several ways   To remember Ron    

Opening Day Haiku: What's New At Wrigley Field

Because On Opening Day, The Cubs Are In First Place
On Opening Day  There’s some new stuff at Wrigley For you to enjoy Yes, Cubs fans, next year is finally here once again. Tomorrow – Friday, April 1st –  the Chicago National League Baseball Club will begin another season of baseball at Wrigley Field.   From food, to rooftop advertisements, to the broadcast booth and... Read more »

Broadcasters In Haiku: Keith Moreland to "Replace" Ron Santo

Broadcasters In Haiku: Keith Moreland to "Replace" Ron Santo
He can’t replace Ron But Keith Moreland’s a great choice For Cubs radio This morning the Cubs announced that Keith Moreland would be joining Pat Hughes in the WGN radio booth:  “I’m very excited to work with a great broadcaster in Pat Hughes, a great team in the Cubs that I was lucky enough to... Read more »

Speeches In Haiku: What Jeff Santo Should Say At Cooperstown

When Santo gets in  Some want to see a boycott They say it’s too late But here’s one man’s dream  Of what Ronnie’s son can say To settle the score On the GenevaPatch website, columnist Kurt Wehrmeister imagines what Ron Santo’s son Jeff should say if he gets over the urge to boycott the cerermony... Read more »

Blackhawks in Haiku: Canucks 3, Blackhawks 0

Cubs legend Ron Santo is honored at the United Center before the start of Friday’s game vs. Vancouver. (Chicago Tribune Photo) Blackhawks are shut outon sad day in Chicago3 game win streak ends

Legends In Haiku: Ron Santo Dead at 70

Photoshop master @plamorte created this tribute to the Cubs legend
Photo By Al Yellon Sad news for Cubs fans Tears are shed in Wrigleyville A legend has died Ron Edward Santo Snubbed by baseball’s Hall of Fame While he was alive Maybe they’ll call now But it’s just a crying shame He can’t enjoy it When I heard the news this morning, the first thing... Read more »

White Sox in Haiku: Hello Ryne Sandberg

Santo played for Sox!!So why can’t Sandberg coach them??It just could happen!!