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Tribune staff reporterDespite all the hardship and heartbreak he has endured, Ron Santo considers himself one of the luckiest people alive. Whenever things looked cloudy, Santo knew he could count on his family and friends. So when the legendary Cubs third baseman received...
Tags: Voting, Referenda, Billy Williams, Elections, WGN
Tribune staff reporterTwo days before Sunday's emotional ceremony at Wrigley Field, a couple of friends asked Ron Santo what it would mean to have the Cubs retire his uniform No. 10. "It will be my Hall of Fame," he said. Santo reaffirmed that feeling a few moments before...
Tribune staff reporterAs has been said, justice delayed is justice denied, and it is unlikely Ron Santo, the All-Star Cubs third baseman, will get his due this week. Later, but not now. This is his 15th and final year on the Baseball writers' Hall of Fame ballot, and unless...
Tags: Voting, Referenda, Baseball, Billy Williams, Ty Cobb
1978 June 7: The Washington Bullets win the NBA championship with a 105-99 victory over the Seattle SuperSonics in Game 7. June 13: Aberdeen High School star Cal Ripken, 17, signs with the Orioles after the club selects him in the second round of...
Sun StaffEighteenth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 full major-league seasons. No matter what else Cal Ripken did in 1999, the season forever would be remembered for his first two trips to the disabled list. A body that allowed him to continue playing...
Tribune staff reporterA little history, a little histrionics, a lot of drama—a typical day at Wrigley Field. The Cubs shook off the ejection of their manager and the collapse of their bullpen Friday to rally from a five-run deficit with six runs in the final three innings,...
Tribune staff reporterWith 150 games to go, the Cubs and their legion of skittish fans will have to learn how to pace themselves in order to survive this season of high expectations. Sunday's 11-10 loss to Cincinnati in 10 innings was the third one-run decision in this...
Tags: Baseball, Sammy Sosa, Greg Maddux, Juan Castro, Derrek Lee
Tribune staff reporterPerhaps the hardest part of being a Cub is having to hear about the team's woeful history from the start of spring training until the end of the season. Constant reminders of past failures ring in their ears, as though they're doomed to repeat the sins...
Tribune staff reporterNew manager Dusty Baker plans to seek advice from every Cubs great he knows: Ernie Banks, Andre Dawson, Billy Williams, Shawon Dunston, Ryne Sandberg and Rick Sutcliffe. "I'll trust their opinions and come up with a game plan," Baker said. Baker is...
Tags: Baseball, Sammy Sosa, Jeff Kent, Billy Williams, Sports
Tribune staff reporterThe Cubs head into this season with their hopes and dreams attached to the arms of young men. Kerry Wood, Mark Prior and Carlos Zambrano are younger than 26, and 28-year-old Matt Clement and 30-year-old Shawn Estes should be entering the prime of their...
Tags: Baseball, Greg Maddux, Billy Williams, Frank Castillo, Sports
Tribune staff reporterAfter all was said and done and the Cubs had clinched their first postseason series victory since 1908, Kerry Wood, Carlos Zambrano and Mike Remlinger ran out to the stands of Turner Field and began dousing the fans with champagne. After a 5-1 victory...
Tribune baseball reporterDream big. You might make your wildest one come true. Sammy Sosa provides living proof. On Friday night at 5-day-old Great American Ball Park, the kid who once quit school to help support his mother and six siblings by selling oranges and giving what he...
Tags: Baseball, Homes, Jimmie Foxx, Chicago White Sox, Contracts
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