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Rivera: Hoffman changeup trickiest pitch he’s seen

Rivera: Hoffman changeup trickiest pitch he’s seen

CHICAGO | In his farewell tour that took him through U.S. Cellular Field last week, Mariano Rivera has received accolades befitting the best reliever in history and a Hall of Famer five years from now.

August 11, 2013 5:30 pm
Sosa, Bonds, Clemens on Hall ballot for first time

Sosa, Bonds, Clemens on Hall ballot for first time

NEW YORK | The most polarizing Hall of Fame debate since Pete Rose will now be decided by the baseball shrine's voters: Do Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa belong in Cooperstown despite drug allegations that tainted their huge numbers?

November 28, 2012 10:00 pm
As Santo joins him in Hall, Williams will time-trip back to their 1st meeting in 1959 San Antonio

As Santo joins him in Hall, Williams will time-trip back to their 1st meeting in 1959 San Antonio

The emotion will be thick in Cooperstown on Sunday when Vicki Santo gives the Hall of Fame acceptance speech on behalf of her late husband, Ron.

July 19, 2012 8:40 pm Photos

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Vicki Santo: Ron's Hall election was ‘meant to be'

Vicki Santo: Ron's Hall election was ‘meant to be'

Although the likes of Fergie Jenkins and Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts called the late Ron Santo's long-delayed election to the Hall of Fame Monday "bittersweet," widow Vicki Santo was overjoyed with her family believing he was "meant to be there."

December 05, 2011 4:15 pm Photos

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'Where the greats reside in memory'

'Where the greats reside in memory'

It's been a long, cold lonely winter for baseball fans, huddled around hot stoves, waiting for the first telltale sign of spring.

February 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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MARK KIESLING: Santo deserves the Hall, on his terms

Don't put Ron Santo in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

December 13, 2010 12:00 am
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