As a sports enthusiast, I look forward to the 2012 Olympic games in London.
There’s a sub-culture in media and among some fans that knowledge of baseball history is geeky or even abnormal.
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.
There are Cubs fans, then there's Mike Williams.
CHESTERTON | One of Chesterton's biggest Cubs fans was paid a visit Tuesday by "Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks. Lying in a hospital bed in his living room, cancer patient Bret Laczynski was decked out in Cubs jersey and cap for the Hall of Famer.
NEW YORK | Barry Larkin was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Monday with plenty of room to spare.
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."
Ron Santo, a nine-time All-Star who amassed 342 home runs and five Gold Glove awards, has been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Golden Era Committee, the hall announced Monday.
Mr. Freeze, of Fermilab, performs his finale outdoors at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Highland during the recent fun fair.
HIGHLAND | The Immanuel United Church of Christ, 2201 Azalea Drive, raised $1,600 for juvenile diabetes research from a recent fun fair held in memory of former Chicago Cubs great Ron Santo.
White Sox fan Brian Murray, of Glendale Heights, Ill., sits atop the dunk tank waiting to see if he will be dunked at a recent fun fair in Highland in honor of Cubs great Ron Santo.
A close friendship with Ron Santo has been a decades-long fact of life for Billy Williams.
The life and career of late Chicago baseball legend Ron Santo of the Chicago Cubs will be honored with the unveiling of a statue at Wrigley Field on Wednesday, Aug. 10.
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HIGHLAND | A fun fair honoring longtime Chicago Cubs player Ron Santo will take place from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel United Church of Christ, 2201 Azalea Drive.
Play ball! No, we're not talking about spring training, but the Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier.
SPRINGFIELD | The highly anticipated trial of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich -- with its lone guilty verdict that set up a repeat trial in the coming year -- was 2010's top news story in Illinois, according to members of The Associated Press and the wire service's staff. The ongoing saga over a…
Holy Name Cathedral is reflected in the hearse for Ron Santo during the public visitation Dec. 9 in Chicago. Santo, a Chicago Cubs baseball legend, passed away Dec. 3 at 70 from bladder cancer.
Don't put Ron Santo in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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