Ron Santo, Thank You For The Memories

December 3, 2010 by  

As a kid I spent my summers in "Wrigleyville."  My uncle would take me to just about every Cubs home game he could get me to. 

I am 28 now, and I still bleed Cubs blue: win or lose.  That was Ron Santo.  Not only was he a great player, but he was a fan...just like one of us.

I remember when I was growing up, my uncle introduced me to Ron for the first time when I was 6. His face lit up as if he was seeing his own kid or grandkid.

That's the way he was. I met him on numerous occasions and on all of them he was the kindest man you'd ever meet.

Even though he had the health problems he was always full of energy...

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