Ron Santo

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    December 3, 2010

    Ron Santo, 1940-2010

    ​Some guys, when you hear about their death, it makes you feel a little bit older. That's how I felt when I heard that Ron Santo -- one of my first baseball cards -- had died last night in Arizona at age 70. He had a rough life, battling diabetes and eventually losing the lower part of his rig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Jockbeat: Andre Dawson, Another Inexplicable Choice for Baseball's Hall of Fame

    ​Why, in an age when baseball statistics are so readily available, are Hall of Fame selections becoming dumber and dumber? Last year, the voters chose Jim Rice, one of the unworthiest players ever to be inducted. This year, it's Andre Dawson. Forget for a moment all the other great players out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Jockbeat: Another Dumb Hall of Fame Choice

    How is it, in an era when more and more information and analysis is readily available, do Hall of Fame voters keep making dumber and dumber selections.  Of course, Rickey Henderson, the greatest leadoff hitter in baseball history, is a smart choice, but former Red Sox outfielder Jim Rice, right ... More >>

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    June 27, 2000