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    Re: Ron Santo elected to HOF

    finally



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    Re: Ron Santo elected to HOF

    bout time



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    Re: Ron Santo elected to HOF

    Good to see they finally got around to it.


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    Re: Ron Santo elected to HOF

    i hate when they wait for them to pass away though...did the same thing for Buck O'Neil. why not let them enjoy it?



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    Re: Ron Santo elected to HOF

    Quote Originally Posted by kcclones View Post
    i hate when they wait for them to pass away though...did the same thing for Buck O'Neil. why not let them enjoy it?
    this... you know 5 years ago they couldnt squeeze him in... now they can...



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    Re: Ron Santo elected to HOF

    I guess he must have hit a few dingers and made some spectacular plays up by the Pearly Gates. Only way he could have uped his stats.


    ďUrgency,Ē Rhoads said. ďThatís exactly what I told our staff. Itís exactly what I told our players. Urgency in getting your job done. Thatís in a 100 percent rate of speed at executing your responsibility ó whether itís a fit, whether itís a tackle, whether itís a route, whether itís a cut-off block. Everybody needs a little bit more urgency in coaching and playing.Ē


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    Re: Ron Santo elected to HOF

    Glad he finally got in, its a shame he's not around to enjoy it.



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    Re: Ron Santo elected to HOF

    I echo the previous sentiments, about time, but should have happened long before.



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    Re: Ron Santo elected to HOF

    lol...he's probably up in heaven telling the veterans committee to kiss his dead, wrinkly ***.



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    Re: Ron Santo elected to HOF

    He deserved to get in a long time ago. It's hard to feel happy about this considering they waited until after he could no longer enjoy it to finally put him in.

    They robbed us of what was sure to be one hell of a HOF speech.



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    Re: Ron Santo elected to HOF

    Ron Santo remains my all time #1 sporting figure ever. Congrats Ron! Enjoy this upstairs!



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    Re: Ron Santo elected to HOF

    Lot of guys didn't want Ron in and just simply refused to allow him in while he was still living.



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    Re: Ron Santo elected to HOF

    All kinds of "class" shown by the "holier than thou" group that guards the door to the HOF.

    I agree 110% with them keeping people out like some of the more recent pill poppers etc, but Ron Santo? The man was a national treasure.

    I litterally shed a tear when I heard of his passing. Listening to the Cubs will never be the same again.



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    Re: Ron Santo elected to HOF

    Bout freaking time. Never got to see him play but from what I've heard, he was definitely deserving. Going to miss hearing his voice during cubs radio broadcasts.



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