Tue, 25 Sep 2012 23:54:45 -0700
Milwaukee Brewers 3B Aramis Ramirez hit his 338th career home run Tuesday, Sept. 25, moving past Ron Santo into sixth on the all-time list for homers hit by a third baseman.
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 08:08:49 -0800
The MLB Golden Era committee has announced that former Chicago Cubs 3B Ron Santo was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Sun, 16 Jan 2011 00:04:49 -0800
Former Chicago Cubs 3B Ron Santo, who died last month of complications from bladder cancer at the age of 70, will become the fourth person honored with a statue at Wrigley Field, according to MLB.com's Evan Drellich. The statue will be unveiled Aug. 10 and will join Ernie Banks, Billy Williams and Harry Caray.
Fri, 03 Dec 2010 04:32:25 -0800
Former Chicago Cubs 3B and current broadcaster Ron Santo died Thursday, Dec. 2, at the age of 70 from complications of bladder cancer, according to FOXSports.com. KFFL sends its condolences.
Tue, 09 Dec 2008 04:15:55 -0800
ESPN.com reports former Chicago Cubs 3B Ron Santo fell nine votes short of election by the Veterans Committee to the Hall of Fame and said the process needs to change. ''It's a travesty,'' Santo said, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. ''When I saw nobody got in again, I go, 'Whoa, this is wrong.' They can't keep going the way they're going. They've got to put a (different) committee out there.''
Wed, 25 Apr 2007 00:26:39 -0700
The Associated Press and WGN Radio report Chicago Cubs radio broadcaster and former 3B Ron Santo was released from a hospital and was resting at home. Santo, a diabetic, was hospitalized for a heart ailment that did not require surgery. He is expected to miss the team's upcoming six-game trip.
Sun, 22 Apr 2007 12:33:18 -0700
Chicago Cubs broadcaster Ron Santo remained in a hospital, Sunday, April 22, while undergoing tests for an irregular heartbeat, according to the Associated Press. He was admitted to the hospital Saturday, April 21, and his return to the radio booth is undetermined. Santo was diagnosed with Type I diabetes when he was 18, and both of his legs were amputated in recent years. He had a heart bypass in 2000, and was diagnosed with bladder tumors in 2003.
Tue, 27 Feb 2007 20:23:35 -0800
Sports Network reports the MLB Veterans Committee did not elect any candidates to the Baseball Hall of Fame, marking the third straight time that has happened. Former Chicago Cubs 3B Ron Santo received the most consideration with 57 votes but still came up five votes short.
Tue, 27 Feb 2007 12:00:31 -0800
Jack O'Connell, of Cubs.MLB.com, reports former Chicago Cubs 3B Ron Santo was five votes short of admittance into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Santo received 57 votes out of a possible 82 votes cast by the Veterans Committee (69.5 percent), short of the 75 percent requisite needed. Santo received the most votes of all those in contention this year.
Sun, 26 Feb 2006 00:06:01 -0800
The Chicago Tribune reports former Chicago Cubs 3B and current team broadcaster Ron Santo will be a semi-regular singer of "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" this season. Santo will perform the seventh-inning stretch during 20 of the team's 81 games.