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  1. Sandberg welcomed back to Wrigley

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Hall of Fame Chicago Cubs second baseman Ryne Sandberg received a big ovation from the crowd as he took the Philadelphia Phillies lineup to home plate in his return to Wrigley Field on Friday. Sandberg, who was passed over twice by the ...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  2. Ernie Banks tried to dissuade Obama

    Bruce Levine

    Ernie Banks, the latest recipient of the highest honor a civilian can receive from a President of the United States, dropped a minor bombshell on Tuesday. The Hall of Fame shortstop said he tried to talk to then-Senator Barack Obama out of running...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  3. Ernie Banks tried to talk Barack Obama out of running for preside...

    Bruce Levine

    Ernie Banks, the latest recipient of the highest honor a civilian can receive from a President of the United States, dropped a minor bombshell on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  4. Vicki Santo honors Ron's journey

    Bruce Levine

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Ron Santo's wife, Vicki, made an eloquent speech in accepting the iconic Chicago Cubs third baseman's plaque as he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon. Santo, who passed away one year before being ...

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  5. Video: Ron Santo in his own words

    Bruce Levine

    Cubs great Ron Santo reflects on his career in an interview from 1993....

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  6. Cubs Hall of Famers on hand for Santo

    Bruce Levine

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- The iconic Chicago Cubs Hall Of Fame players who made their way to upstate New York for Ron Santo's induction seem relieved that the nine-time All-Star has finally received credit for his extraordinary career. "Ronnie was dese...

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  7. Santo family reflects on his legacy

    Bruce Levine

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Ron Santo's children had a chance to reflect collectively on the upcoming induction of their father into the Baseball Hall of Fame. The fact that the Cubs icon, who will officially become a Hall of Famer during Sunday's cer...

    Blog | July 21, 2012
  8. Fisk disapproves of changes in baseball

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- On Carlton Fisk replica statue day, the Hall of Fame catcher took time to talk about the state of the game and how it's played almost 20 years after his forced in 1993. Fisk was pointed when asked about how baseball has changed. "I ...

    Blog | June 02, 2012
  9. Video: Content of Character -- Ernie Banks

    Bruce Levine

    Ernie Banks was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977 after playing 19 seasons for the Chicago Cubs....

    Blog | January 15, 2012
  10. Remembering a friend, and Hall of Famer

    Bruce Levine

    The Hall of Fame is a better place today with Ron Santo in it. For reporters like myself who became friends with Santo over the years before he died last December, Monday was certainly a great day as the legendary Chicago Cubs third baseman was vo...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  11. Santo finally elected to Hall of Fame

    Bruce Levine

    It took 32 years, but former Chicago Cubs third baseman Ron Santo was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday with at least 75 percent of the vote from the Golden Era committee. Read the entire story....

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  12. Chicago Cubs great Ron Santo elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

    Bruce Levine

    It took 32 years, but former Chicago Cubs third baseman Ron Santo was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday with at least 75 percent of the vote from the Golden Era committee.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2011
  13. Ron Santo nearing Hall entry?

    Bruce Levine

    On the one year anniversary of Ron Santo's death, his family may have something to feel good about come Monday morning. According to industry sources, Santo's chances of gaining entry into baseball's Hall of Fame appear "excellent." The Golden Era...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  14. Santo's Hall of Fame chances improve

    Bruce Levine

    It appears the path to Cooperstown for Chicago Cubs legend Ron Santo has been cleared. The Hall of Fame announced that Santo is one of 10 candidates to be put on the ballot for the 2012 Golden Era nomination. The Golden Era is for the election of ...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  15. Video: Is Thome a Hall of Famer?

    Bruce Levine

    Dan Graziano, Jay Crawford, and Skip Bayless debate Jim Thome's credentials for the Hall of Fame....

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  16. Phillies hire Ryno as Triple-A manager

    Bruce Levine

    Hall of Fame second baseman Ryne Sandberg, passed over by the Chicago Cubs as the team's next manager, has joined the Philadelphia Phillies organization as manager of their top minor-league club, the Phillies announced Monday. Read the entire stor...

    Blog | November 15, 2010