Ron Santo died in Chicago in 2010. Sadly, he was not around to enjoy that Cubs' win the 2016 World Series.
As a teen, I remember Ron Santo playing third for the Cubs. He was a great defensive player (5 Gold Gloves) and put up some good numbers: a .277 average plus 342 HRs & 1,331 RBIs.
Remember that he hit 342 HRs when only a handful of hitters had hit 500 HRs!
RIP Ron Santo and thanks for all of those wonderful seasons with the Cubs!
It's a shame that he never got to see his induction into The Hall of Fame! He was finally selected in 2012!