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Ron Santo, legendary Chicago Cubs third baseman, dies at 70

Ron Santo, the Chicago Cubs' legendary third baseman and popular announcer, died Thursday in Arizona.

 
 

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Chicago Cubs infielder Ron Santo is shown in Scottsdale, Ariz. Santo, widely regarded as one of the best players never to gain induction into the Hall of Fame, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 in an Arizona hospital from complications of bladder cancer. He was 70.


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