50 Years Ago Today: A Remembrance Of Ken Hubbs
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Active pallbearers were Hubbs' manager with the Cubs, Bob Kennedy, and teammates Ron Santo, Dick Ellsworth, Don Elston and Glen Hobbie. The Cubs organization was also represented by vice presidents John Holland and Charlie Grimm, and traveling 

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A Day In Wrigley Field History: September 18, 2008
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this was a real, real bad decision by MLB schedulers), and Jason Marquis, pinch-running, scoring the winning run on Lee's single. Before that, D-Lee had gone 0-for-5 and hit into his 26th DP of the year, one short of Ron Santo's dubious 1973 team

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Book Review: 'Wrigley Field: An Oral And Narrative History Of The Home Of The
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The player is identified in the caption as "Ron Santo." Two other photos show Cubs wearing the uniform with the Illinois sesquicentennial patch — that was worn in 1968. It says "1968" on the patch. The captions for both say the photos were taken in 1969.

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Let's Write A Cubs Song!
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As Ron Santo said when his number was retired, "This is my Hall of Fame." I don't even mind not getting paid. Writing for the Cubs feels more akin to writing a song for my aunt's anniversary, or my best friend's new baby. The Cubs are family, and

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A Day In Wrigley Field History: August 23, 1999
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At one point, our bleacher group discovered that they had Ron Santo on WGN radio with fans during the delay, so I called in and they put me on the air to talk with Santo, who couldn't believe that they weren't playing. Even in those pre-smartphone days

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An Unconventional Cubs Convention
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So I moved to the other side, and saw this…the Double Santo! A side note: Pat Hughes accidentally skipped Ron Cey during the introductions, and Cey was announced to confused onlookers after King Cub Ernie Banks's thunderous welcome. Though 

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A Day In Wrigley Field History: August 14, 1973
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Jenkins received no suspension for this outburst, but it could have been the catalyst for the "backing up the truck" trades that followed that season, as Fergie, Ron Santo, Glenn Beckert, Bob Locker, Jim Hickman and Randy Hundley were all shipped

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MLB Bullets Falls Silent
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I don't think that it's an overstatement to say that Coleman was the Padres' Ron Santo, although his playing career was in New York before the existence of the Padres. He did manage the Padres for one forgettable season. But he is perhaps best known as

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A Day In Wrigley Field History: April 6, 1971
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Guys like Ron Santo, Billy Williams and Fergie Jenkins were still in the primes of their careers, and hopes were high as the Cubs took the field at Wrigley on April 6 to open the season against the Cardinals. The boxscore says 39,079 attended, but the

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A Day In Wrigley Field History: July 22, 1967
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In the eighth inning, Ron Santo and Ernie Banks led off with singles. One out later, Randy Hundley doubled, and Santo scored. Dozer wrote: Banks pulled up at third with Coach Pete Reiser begging him to make the turn. Banks'd have scored easily, but

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