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Just for fun I looked at what significant Cubs had done in their second big-league start (in the case of Ron Santo, his second day because he debuted on the day of a doubleheader). In all cases I did the player's second start, rather than their second …

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Lou Brock For Ernie Broglio: 50 Years Ago
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Young players Ron Santo and Billy Williams were beginning to come into their prime years, and Dick Ellsworth had posted a monster season in 1963, winning 22 games with a 2.10 ERA. Management obviously felt that one more starting pitcher, to add to a …

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Hey, Crane Kenney! Here For Another 5 Years? Here's Some Advice
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From the mistakes made on the Wrigley 100 murals to the phone call made to Ron Santo's son asking if the late Ron Santo could come to the 100th-anniversary celebration to tossing out Santo memorabilia and the silly cake-discarding incident to refusing

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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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