We at the Ron and Vicki Santo Diabetic Alert Dog Foundation mourn the loss of Ernie, a great friend of Ron's and the Foundation.
A Big-League Hit
Among the crowd assembled for the festivities was Scottsdale resident Vicki Santo, wife of the late baseball great Ron Santo, also a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. As the Cubs prepare to move into their new spring-training home, Vicki has launched a project of her own, the Ron & Vicki Santo Diabetic Alert Dog Foundation. And she’s every bit as excited about the Foundation as the Cubs are about their new training facility.Read more
Ron had two goals that were very important to him. The first was to be inducted into The Baseball Hall of Fame. He accomplished that in 2012 and was the only player to have attained that great honor while playing his entire career with type 1 diabetes. During that pursuit his other goal became crystal clear. It was to raise money to find a cure for diabetes but also to help others to live productive and independent lives while dealing with all the complications that may come with the disease. Read more