Ron Santo's wife, Vicki, gives the Hall of Fame speech to honor her late husband's induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Of course, it was all a formality, but Ron Santo is now officially a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame after being inducted Sunday. Vicki Santo gave a tremendous speech and his plaque was unveiled.
The Cubs only managed five hits and couldn't score against Lance Lynn and the Cardinals Sunday, falling 7-0 and getting swept by being outscored 23-1 in the three-game series. Travis Wood gave up six earned runs in six innings.
After leaving Saturday night's start after only three innings with cramps in his right triceps, Matt Garza and the Cubs were optimistic he can make his next start Friday and avoid a trip to the disabled list.
On the day Ron Santo is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, the Cubs will look for a win in St. Louis against the Cardinals. Travis Wood takes the mound for the Cubs, while Lance Lynn counters for St. Louis.
The Cubs announced today they had recalled left-hander Jeff Beliveau from Triple-A Iowa and optioned right-hander Rafael Dolis in a corresponding move.
As he officially enters the National Baseball Hall of Fame, looks back on the life and career of the Ron Santo through the eyes of those who knew him best. What made No. 10 one of the true greats?
The unfortunate aspect of Ron Santo's Hall of Fame weekend is that he isn't here to enjoy it. But pretend he was, what would he say in his induction speech? His family offers up some clues.
Family and former Cub greats were on hand in Cooperstown Saturday to celebrate the life and career of Ron Santo, who will posthumously enter the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Ryan Dempster is almost certainly in his final days with the Cubs in 2012. But that doesn't mean forever. General manager Jed Hoyer made it clear Dempster could be re-signed for 2013 and beyond.