Celebrate the career of Mr. Cub himself, the captain and greatest third baseman in the history of Chicago baseball, Ron Santo! Written and directed by his son, Jeff Santo, this amazing DVD gives you an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at the life and career of the inspirational Chicago legend, tracking his progress from childhood in Seattle, to his signing with the Cubs in 1959, to his earning the captaincy in 1964, to his amazing all-around play for the slowly-improving squads, to the excitement, passion, and ultimate disastrous disappointment in 1969, to his retirement, career as a broadcaster, and his battle with diabetes that he has battled with ultimate dignity and poise. Jam-packed with exclusive interviews, rare images, and long-lost film from a long-gone era, this amazing presentation will make you laugh, cry, and long for the 1960s all over again. Interviews include Glenn Beckert, Don Kessinger, Randy Hundley, Ferguson Jenkins, Johnny Bench, Willie McCovey, Joe Morgan, Marty Brennaman, Bob Uecker, Bob Costas, Chris Berman, Peter Gammons, and Chicago-born celebrities Bill Murray, Gary Sinise, Dennis Franz, and Dennis Farina. Narrated by Chicago native Joe Mantegna.
Publisher: Produced by Emerging Pictures, 2004
Price: $27.95 USD
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Item Number: DVD068
DVD: "This Old Cub" (Ron Santo Story) - Emerging Pictures