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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...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports South
4 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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
6 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...
Via Sports Mockery
7 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
13 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...
Via Hall of Very Good
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Frank Thomas suing Reebok over retro ‘Big Hurt’ sneakers

Chicago White Sox legend Frank Thomas is suing one of his former endorsement partners. Reebok released a “Big Hurt” retro sneaker last year. According to TMZ, Thomas claims he was never made aware that the sports apparel company was going to use his name for another product. Thomas says he was signed with Reebok from 1995-1998, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
COOPERSTOWN CACHET?

Big Hurt says career 'speaks for itself'

With all the talk about the recent controversial Hall of Fame vote, Frank Thomas was asked to weigh in on how he feels his career measures up.

Via Hall of Very Good
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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