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Santo laid to rest Friday


CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (KWWL)--Beloved Chicago Cub player and broadcaster, Ron Santo was laid to rest Friday.

Former players, city leaders and others gathered at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago to pay their final respects to Santo.

Santo played for the Chicago Cubs for 15 years and spent the last 20 years broadcasting their games on radio.

The 70-year-old died of bladder cancer earlier this month.

After his funeral, the procession was scheduled to travel past Wrigley Field one last time for the former player.

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