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By Brahma Chellaney
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Buzzie Bavasi
Ron Santo was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Monday, chosen by the Veterans Committee nearly a year to the day after the Chicago Cubs third baseman died hoping for this honor.
Nat Allbright wasn't the most accurate play-by-play sportscaster around — he once described a high school running back as crossing the "40-yard line, the 50, the 55, the 60" — but it would have been hard to find anybody more exciting.