This Old Cub Reviews

April 1, 2005
This Old Cub is admirable for its profile of a man who's still pushing on, even after all the adversity he faced.
February 6, 2005
...the exclusion of Santo from the HOF is the single biggest injustice ever perpetuated by the voters
February 3, 2005
A must-have for Cubs fans who fondly remember Ron Santo.
December 6, 2004
Ron's story goes beyond the world of sports.
November 18, 2004
Ron Santo personifies Hemingway's claim that 'Man can be defeated but not destroyed'
August 27, 2004
You don't have to be a fan of Ron Santo, the Cubs or even baseball to appreciate this warm and winning tribute to Jeff Santo's dad.
August 19, 2004
From the "labor of love" file...This Old Cub focuses on what Santo means to the Cubs organization and the bleacher bums, and what the team and the fans mean to Santo.
August 13, 2004
A heartfelt tribute to both the player and the man.
July 23, 2004
Though at times sentimental, the documentary is a terrific character sketch, capturing both the rough edges and the compassion of its subject.
June 7, 2004
It's hard to imagine a public figure letting anybody but a family member capture these private moments on film.
May 31, 2004
I barely knew who Ron Santo was before I saw this. Now, he's one of my new heroes.
April 1, 2004
If you have to live vicariously, there are probably few people better to do it through. Because hometown bias aside, Ron Santo is in the hall-of-fame of life.
March 25, 2004
More tribute than documentary, but the film's subject, former Chicago Cubs third baseman Ron Santo, has earned the adulation.
March 25, 2004
An intimate, moving (if at times repetitive) tribute to the former Cubs third baseman and current radio commentator.