Live coverage of Ron Santo's funeral, as well as the procession to Wrigley Field, will be offered on NBC Chicago Nonstop and NBCChicago.com. NBC Chicago Nonstop can be found over-the-air on 5.2, on Comcast 341, on WOW 130 and RCN 50.
Ron Santo's family and the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday released further information regarding visitation and funeral arrangements for the beloved former third basemen and broadcaster.
Fans who are not able to attend the service at Holy Name Cathedral are invited to view the funeral procession outside Wrigley Field at Noon Central time on Friday.
Fans are asked to be in line by 11 p.m. to ensure they will be allowed entrance. The line for fans will begin on State Street and head north toward Chicago Avenue. Fans will be entering the church through the main State Street entrance and exiting through the Superior Street side of the Cathedral.
Funeral services will be held the following day, at 10 a.m. and will include eulogies by Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts, Commissioner Bud Selig and WGN Radio’s Pat Hughes.
Following the services, the funeral procession will embark on a route towards Wrigley Field. The procession will leave Holy Name Cathedral and drive north on State Street, east on Chicago Street, south on Michigan Avenue, turn around in front of Wrigley Building before pausing in front of Tribune Tower. It will then head north on Michigan Avenue to inner Lake Shore Drive, west on Division Street, north on LaSalle Drive, north on Clark Street, north on Sheffield Street, west on Addison Street followed by a lap around Wrigley.
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