Posts in category "Ron Santo"

Ron Santo was part of something truly special

Ron Santo was part of something truly special
I saw Ron Santo play. Granted, I was too young and ignorant about the ways of baseball to be truly subjective.  Some may argue that is still the case.  Some can bite me. I was five in 1969, which means I was all of nine when he was traded to the Sox.  It would be... Read more »

Ronnie makes the Hall, at last, but why now? Why not when he was alive?

Ronnie makes the Hall, at last, but why now?  Why not when he was alive?
A year after his death from complications of his lifelong bout with Diabetes, Ron Santo finally makes the Hall of Fame.  I will be in attendance at Cooperstown for this event, even if I have to hitch-hike, sleep under a tarp and eat slugs like Timon and Pumba. Not to come off all ungratefulish, but... Read more »