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Old 08-04-2006, 12:36 AM   #208
Bronco LB 59
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Originally Posted by Red Rocket RC
Ron Santo

Ron Santo is the greatest third baseman in Chicago Cubs' history. He hit 342 career home runs and won five Gold Gloves. Playing all but one season with the Cubs, Santo never made it to the post-season. He hit 30 homers and batted .300 four times each, despite playing much of his career in an era where scoring was suppressed. He paced the National League in walks four times. He topped NL third basemen in putouts seven times, assists seven times, and double plays four times.
Great pick. I can't believe the Hall of Fame has missed this guy. Santo has endured the worst health issues in recent years. I hope they get him in soon and bring some joy to his life.
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