Ron Santo: Why Isn’t Chicago Cubs Great in the Hall of Fame?

November 28, 2011 by  

Ron Santo played third base in the Major Leagues from 1960 to 1974, 14 of those years with the Chicago Cubs. In his career, he compiled 342 HR, 1,331 RBI and had a lifetime batting average of .277.  He was in the top five voting for the Rookie of the Year. He was a nine-time All Star, a five-time Gold Glove winner and in the top 10 for MVP four times.

Third base is the hardest position to play to get into the Hall of Fame. Third base has the fewest representatives in the Hall. Why is this? 

To understand why this man has not yet been inducted into the Hall of Fame, the obligatory comparison needs...

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