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  1. Making Tony Oliva's case

    Rob Neyer

    All this talk about Ron Santo's Hall of Fame chances has the Minnesota Post's Steve Aschburner just a bit riled: Did you know that Tony Oliva routinely finished higher in the voting than players who already are enshrined in Cooperstown? It's tru...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  2. Why isn't Ron Santo in the Hall of Fame?

    Rob Neyer

    Baseball players with Hall of Fame talent don't generally spend much time in the minor leagues, and Ron Santo, who died Thursday at the age of 70, was no exception. Signing with the Cubs out of high school in Seattle, Santo began his professional ...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  3. More Hall of Fame arguments

    Rob Neyer

    As you might guess, Ron Santo was one disappointed ex-Cubbie on Monday ... "Everybody felt this was my year," he said. "I felt it. I thought it was gonna happen, and when it didn't ... What really upset me was nobody got in again. It just doe...

    Blog | Conversation | December 09, 2008
  4. How Zimmer lost his job to Wills

    Rob Neyer

    How did Don Zimmer lose his shortstop job to Maury Wills? Rob Neyer checks on the veracity of Zim's story.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2008
  5. Santo's Hall credentials tough to overlook

    Rob Neyer

    Of the players being considered by the Veterans Committee, the easiest case can be made for Ron Santo.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2003