Jaffe: Ron Santo’s career highlights

From SABR member Chris Jaffe at The Hardball Times on July 20, 2012:

Better late than never. This weekend, at the annual Hall of Fame Cooperstown induction ceremony, the late former Cubs third baseman Ron Santo will gain his plaque. 

When a player has a such a high honor for his career, it’s nice to look back on his playing days. I did something like this for Barry Larkin back in January when the BBWAA voted him in. Now let’s do it for Ron Santo.

Below is a list of his career highlights. They are his personal bests and worsts, milestones achieved, great games he appeared in. And just because I find it interesting, I’ll throw in some odd or bizarre games Santo happened to be on hand for. Here they are, in chronological order.

Read the full article here: http://www.hardballtimes.com/main/blog_article/ron-santo-career-highlights/

Originally published: July 20, 2012. Last Updated: July 20, 2012.