FINALLY: Thoughts on Santo’s Induction into Hall of Fame

 

(Courtesy of The Wrigley Blog)

For more than 30 years, Chicago Cubs fans and baseball fans alike have been wondering when the day would finally come that Ron Santo would get his just rewards for his 14-year career and be granted entrance into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Finally, almost a year to the day after he died in December 2010, Santo was elected to the Hall by the Veteran’s Committee. He received 15 of 16 votes, and as expected, reaction from around Cubdom was swift.

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Cubs to unveil Billy Williams statue

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MESA, AZ– The Chicago Cubs today announced the organization will honor Hall of Famer Billy Williams with a statue of his likeness, only the third of its kind at Wrigley Field.  The statue will be unveiled on September 7 prior to Chicago ’s home game vs. the Houston Astros.Williams will join fellow Hall of Famers Ernie Banks and Harry Caray with statues at Wrigley Field.
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