Few and Chosen Cubs (Hardcover)

Defining Cubs Greatness Across the Eras

By Ron Santo, Phil Pepe, Ernie Banks (Foreword by), Ryne Sandberg (Introduction by)

Triumph Books, 9781572437104, 224pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2005

List Price: 27.95*
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Famed former Cubs player Ron Santo lists the top five players at every position in the history of the franchise with explanation for each decision, along with statistics for every player and dozens of photos throughout.

About the Author

Ron Santo is a former baseball player for the Chicago Cubs, a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, a nine-time All-Star, and a seven-time top-10 home run leader. He broadcasts Cubs games for WGN Radio. Phil Pepe is the author of more than 40 books on sports, including collaborations with Yankees legends Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin, and Whitey Ford. He is a former Yankees beat writer for the New York Daily News and a former president of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Ernie Banks is a retired Major League Baseball shortstop and first baseman, and a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. His entire 19-year career was played with the Chicago Cubs, during which he earned honors that include being named an All-Star 14 times, two National League Most Valuable Player awards, and the honor of being the first number retired by the Cubs. He lives in Los Angeles. Ryne Sandberg is a former second baseman for the Chicago Cubs.