Ron Santo - Quotes

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I was diagnosed with diabetes at age 18. I didn't know what it was, so I went to the library and looked it up. ---->>>

I'm a Cubbie. I'll always be a Cubbie. ---->>>

I believe very strongly - and I never brought this up as a player - but I put up, I feel, Hall of Fame numbers with diabetes. If I didn't have diabetes - nobody realizes that, when I was diagnosed at 18, even the doctors didn't know what to do about diabetes. ---->>>

I'm a Cub fan, and I sit up here and I know when we have a good team, I know when we're struggling, and it affects me just like any other fan, and I just happen to show it on the radio. I can't help it. ---->>>

Every player had a roommate for out-of-town games, so I had to slip into the bathroom early each morning and secretly take my insulin injection. I feared that if the Cubs found out and I slumped badly, they would attribute it to the diabetes and send me back to the minors - or worse, release me. ---->>>

I think I've inspired a lot of people, and I'm one, if I get a letter and someone's in serious shape, I'll call them. I relate to these people. ---->>>

We're getting closer. I believe a 5-year-old with diabetes will live long enough to be cured. ---->>>

I've been a Cub all my life. I came up here when I was 20 years old and spent my whole career here in Chicago. I've always been an optimist; I believe you have to be in order to survive, to be honest with you - in health, with what I've been through. That's the way I am. ---->>>

The last thing I want is to die and then be put into the Hall of Fame. It's not because I won't be there to enjoy it, exactly. It's because I want to enjoy it with family and friends and fans. I want to see them enjoy it. ---->>>

The last thing I ever thought would ever happen to me was losing my legs. ---->>>

I'm the perfect candidate to be affected by SARS. I'm highly susceptible to infections. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Ron Santo
Nationality: American
Born: 02-25, 1940
Birthplace:
Die: 12-03, 2010
Occupation: Athlete
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Ronald Edward Santo (February 25, 1940 – December 3, 2010) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) third baseman who played for the Chicago Cubs from 1960 through 1973 and the Chicago White Sox in 1974. In 1990, Santo became a member of the Cubs broadcasting team providing commentary for Cubs games on WGN radio and remained at that position until his death in 2010 (wikipedia)