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Seven Facts and Stats You May Not Know About The Big Hurt

On Sunday, Frank Thomas joined an elite club of first-ballot Major League Baseball Hall of Fame inductees. Of the total 300+ inductees into the HOF, only 42 players have been inducted on their first ballot. The 2014 HOF class features two other first-year entries, Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, who join baseball immortality featuring the likes of Tony Gwynn, Cal Ripken Jr., Nolan Ryan...
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Frank Thomas Enters Hall of Fame

Posted to Chicago White SoxFrank Thomas was inducted into the Hall of Fame yesterday along with five other players. His emotional speech was dedicated to his upbringing and by thanking those who helped him be the player he was… You can check out his speech below:   Your browser does not support iframes.   Congrats to The Big Hurt on something he worked very hard on and he ended...
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WATCH: Frank Thomas gives emotional HOF induction speech

There are few things more powerful than raw emotion exuded by an athlete thanking a parent after accomplishing something incredible. We saw Kevin Durant getting choked up when he thanked his mother after receiving his NBA MVP award earlier this year. And on Sunday, it was Frank Thomas who had trouble getting through his Hall of Fame induction speech as he fought through tears to...
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An Emotional Frank Thomas Enters The Hall of Fame

An emotional Frank Thomas was enshrined among baseball’s immortals on Sunday as part of the 2014 class of the Hall of Fame.  Thomas was enshrined in Cooperstown along with Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre and Tony LaRussa.  It was a class for the ages that included three of the top five winningest managers in the history of the game and a pair of teammates with...
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Frank Thomas Cooperstown special on CSN must see TV

Retired Chicago White Sox legend Frank Thomas is an MLB analyst for Fox Sports 1 and Comcast SportsNet Chicago. As Thomas enters the Hall of Fame today, CSN Chicago presented a documentary on the extraordinary career and life of Frank Thomas. Narrated by radio host and lifelong White Sox fan Richard Roeper, “Welcome to Cooperstown: Frank Thomas” premiered Thursday, July 17. I...
Via The Sports Bank
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Frank Thomas to become first SEC player in Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Taking a four-minute shuttle ride from the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and following the general direction of the winding Susquehanna River, Clark Sports Center, the hub of baseball's induction ceremonies honoring a six-member class into its most exclusive club, presents itself. A makeshift white pavilion reaches into the three-story New York skyline...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander wears No. 35 in honor of Frank Thomas

DETROIT -- Justin Verlander wears No. 35 for Frank Thomas, who along with Nolan Ryan was Verlander's idol growing up near Richmond, Va. On Sunday, the "Big Hurt" will join the "Ryan Express" in the Baseball Hall of Fame during the enshrinement ceremonies in Cooperstown, N.Y. I asked Verlander what attracted him to Thomas, who won the 1993 and 1994 American...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Pitchers Frank Thomas Owned

Posted to Chicago White SoxFormer Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas is getting set for his Cooperstown induction this weekend. The Big Hurt was a no brainer for the Hall of Fame, and one of his best assets with being a great hitter, was his ability for the longball. Thomas had 521 career home runs which came against 336 different pitchers. Here we take a look at the top 10 pitchers...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Seven “Other” Chicago White Sox Power Hitters

Posted to UncategorizedWhen people think of Chicago White Sox power hitters, they immediately think of Frank Thomas. Fans know plenty of other players but The Big Hurt gets most of the credit, which he deserves. Here’s a look at some of the “other” White Sox power hitters that rank amongst the top 10 in franchise career home runs.   7.) Albert Belle Career Home Runs:  381...
Via Sports Mockery
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Thomas argues that baseballs have been 'doctored'

After sluggers Ryan Braun and Corey Hart flexed their muscles Tuesday night and put on a hitting display, Frank Thomas hit the Twitters with a theory as to why so many balls are flying out of the park at a record pace. It’s simple…they’re juiced! The balls NOT the players. Lets make sure this is Real!!! The Baseballs don’t fly like this in April!! Trust Me the Balls are...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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