Dec 05, 2011 21:40 EST
Former Chicago Cubs star Ron Santo was elected to American baseball's Hall of Fame, a year after he died of complications of bladder cancer.
Dec 05, 2011 14:35 EST
(Reuters) - Former Chicago Cubs third baseman and broadcaster Ron Santo, who overcame debilitating effects of diabetes to inspire others, was elected posthumously to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday.
Oct 24, 2011 20:58 EDT
Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp, who led the National League with 39 homers this season, won the NL Hank Aaron Award which recognizes the top offensive players in Major League Baseball.
Dec 10, 2010 19:08 EST
Friends, family fondly recall optimism, courage of former Chicago Cub standout Ron Santo. It didn't take long for the tears to give way to laughter, and that figured, because smiles were never in short supply when Ron Santo was around.
Dec 03, 2010 18:34 EST
Chicago Cubs great Ron Santo, longtime radio announcer for perennial losers, dies. Ron Santo's love for the Chicago Cubs stretched from his days as a standout third baseman who one season even jumped and clicked his heels to celebrate victories to the two decades he spent unabashedly pulling for his team as a broadcaster.
Mar 31, 2010 14:07 EDT
Cubs to place statue of Hall of Famer Billy Williams at Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs are making sure their fans never forget Billy Williams.
Jan 13, 2010 16:18 EST
NC alcohol commission head says local liquor boards show they feel entitled to public money. Workers at some locally run liquor boards have developed a "culture of entitlement" that includes accepting lavish meals from distillers, taking six-figure salaries and traveling in luxury on the public tab, North Carolina's alcohol commission chief said Wednesday.
Nov 05, 2009 16:30 EST
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Angels signed veteran slugger Bobby Abreu to a two-year contract extension on Thursday.
Jun 25, 2009 20:00 EDT
An all-Welsh front-row has been mobilised for the British and Irish Lions to counter the scrummaging strength of Springbok loosehead prop Tendai Mtawarira in the second Test here on Saturday.
May 03, 2009 16:34 EDT
Cubs retire the No. 31 worn by aces Greg Maddux and Ferguson Jenkins. Greg Maddux and Ferguson Jenkins played in different eras, but they used similar styles ? and wore the same jersey number ? to become two of the best pitchers in Chicago Cubs' history.
May 02, 2009 20:00 EDT
The Chicago Cubs honored Ferguson Jenkins and Greg Maddux on Sunday, retiring the number 31 that the pitchers of different eras wore as they etched their places in club lore.
Mar 18, 2009 18:00 EDT
Cubs will retire No. 31 worn by both Ferguson Jenkins and Greg Maddux. The Chicago Cubs will retire the No. 31 worn by both Ferguson Jenkins and Greg Maddux.