Adam dunn also had a 504 foot homerun but i already used dunn. President of the laurens kids foundation, acclaimed lobbyist and father of child sexual abuse survivor and activist, lauren book. Ron santo played 14 years for the cubs and one for the white sox, defining third base play in the 1960s. After ron santo s surprise passing last december, good friend and veteran broadcaster pat hughes decided. Ron santo baseball hall of fame biographies youtube. Ron santo s number 10 was retired by the chicago cubs in 2003. Santo lapsed into a coma on wednesday and died of complications from bladder cancer thursday night in arizona. Dead people voting early and often in local elections, and ron santo batting. He played his entire fourteen year career from 19601974 in chicago, thirteen with the cubs and one with the white sox, making him practically a part of chicagos unique culture. Go search todays deals best sellers customer service find a gift new. The game ill never forget, baseball digest, july 1972, pp. Ron santo american baseball player and broadcaster.
The frontof the shirt has the phrase pass10n across it. Melody has chosen a favorite teaching piece from the four stylistic periodsbaroque, classical, romantic, and contemporaryand written six original pieces in jazz, blues, ragtime, latin, ballad, and showstopper styles. A perfect 10, and vin scully i saw it on the radio a tribute book, and more on. A perfect 10, by pat hughes and rich wolfe, published by lone wolfe press, a division of richcraft. Official facebook page for hall of famer and chicago cubs legend, ron santo. He signed with the cubs in 1959, and played most of his career as a cub, until he was traded to the white sox towards the end of his career.
A perfect 10, book 4, is a collection of solos designed to promote musical excellence for the intermediatelevel pianist. The ghost at camp david capital mysteries quality by ron. That night mets ace tom seaver came within two outs of pitching a perfect game against the cubs. Rich wolfe books list of books by author rich wolfe. The third inning roundtripper, the first of a pair he hits in the game, is the third basemans 2000th career hit and drives in his 1200th run. There are more people that bother him than dont bother him, and hed rather enjoy his own company than someone elses. A memorial rests in front of wrigley field for legendary chicago cubs player and broadcaster ron santo on friday. Ron was now playing under control and had nearperfect mechanics and footwork. Stories that most dont know, off the baseball field stories mixed with humor and fascinating factsstats, this is a must read for all cubs fans and even sports fans in. Part of america s mission is to find christ in culture so it seems natural to look for him in in that part of culture not involving art music theater or other written and visual arts sports and in. See all books authored by rich wolfe, including ron santo. Why was ron weasley chosen to be made a prefect in 5th year. Chicago cubs hall of fame third baseman who played in nine allstar games, and later become a famous sportscaster.
Ron santo is inducted into the hall of fame youtube. Rich wolfe has 57 books on goodreads with 1298 ratings. In 15 big league seasons, all but one with the cubs, the ninetime allstar hit 342 career home runs. Ron santo played at a time when the cubs were pretty bad in the 1970s and did his best to elevate them. Ron book is big winner in local government lobbying. Ron santo american baseball player and broadcaster britannica. Toetotoe with diabetes or durocher, ron santo doesnt back. Ron santo was one of baseballs top third basemen of the 1960s, hitting. Chicago cubs ron santo a perfect 10 ten hardcover book.
It took 108 yearsthe longest gap between world titles in baseball historyfor the cubs to finally end the billy goat curse as a riveting game seven against the cleveland indians, finalized after 10 innings with the cubs on top, 87, brought them to the longsought promised land of championship glory. From popular a to z mysteries author ron roy comes a red, white, and blue mystery perfect for presidents day. Ron santo, who became synonymous with the cubs during a halfcentury association with them as a ninetime allstar third baseman and longtime color commentator, died in arizona on dec. Santo, an outstanding third baseman, played for 15 years with the chicago cubs and one season with the white sox. Former cub fergie jenkins declared that the book turned the storied ballpark. Rare ron santo chicago cubs passion tshirt adult xl extra. List of major league baseball perfect games wikipedia. To ron santo, the greatest player of the 1960s and the most under rated player of the 1960s. Oct 27, 2016 jeff santo has over 18 years of dedicated independent filmmaking experience. The book also features a foreword by ron santo, jr. He began to attract the attention of big league scouts in 1958 as a catcher, and he signed with the cubs in 1959. Ron santo a perfect 10 by pat hughes and rich wolfe is a funny, emotional, and true story about the life of an incredible career of a baseball legend and fan favorite, ron santo.
Ron santos three run home run off ron bryant proves to be the difference in the cubs 109 victory over san francisco at wrigley field. Santo was a nine time allstar and won five consecutive gold glove awards at third base. Why was ron weasley chosen to be made a prefect in 5th. In his book santo swears the only thing he said about young to. Wolfe 2011, hardcover at the best online prices at ebay. A ninetime allstar, santo won five golden glove awards yet the lack of success of the cubs at the time shows the limits of his output. Lots of greater good loving, dumbledore fanboys would say that it was to help ron be more confident. It was published by lone wolfe pr and has a total of 261 pages in the book. Ron santo was one for the ages, and this keepsake book takes you behind the scenes as friends and colleagues share their best, funniest and most poignant stories about an incredible guy the. The cubs have lost their biggest fan, said santo s broadcast partner pat hughes. Vicki santo delivers the induction speech on behalf of her late husband ron santo after his induction into the hall of fame check out fo. Page by santo family to promote the legacy of rons life and career.
A few months earlier, on wednesday, august 10, 2011, ron santo was memorialized and immortalized at wrigley field with the presentation of a statue in his likeness. A perfect 10 by pat hughes in epub, fb2, txt download ebook. Donald wayne young born october 18, 1945 in houston, texas is a former professional baseball player. Feb 11, 20 ron santo stands among baseballs alltime great third basemen with both his bat and his glove. Ron santo, ronald edward santo, american baseball player born feb. The 10 digit isbn is 0984627820 and the digit isbn is 9780984627820. Rich wolfe has 57 books on goodreads with 1297 ratings. Never before told, behind the scenes stories mixed with humor and fascinating facts, plus 24 pages of great photos makes this book a must read. The 2002 allstar game at miller park in milwaukee ended abruptly when the teams ran out of players and selig declared it a tie game. Following his playing days, santo spent four decades in the broadcast booth until his death from bladder cancer and diabetes in 2010.1337 393 1321 298 1263 1190 1135 827 1300 727 1531 1183 856 1450 988 853 287 909 1204 699 86 794 696 1512 978 933 607 1305 1399 520 1497 1481 1353 580 349