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FRANK THOMAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Remember When Frank Thomas Tried to Change the Rap Game?

“The White Sox Got Em, Open Up Wide” is a little known 90’s rap gem inspired and produced by one of the most prolific sluggers of the era, Hall of Famer, The Big Hurt, Frank Thomas. Thomas doesn’t take the Shaq route and perform the song himself, but serves as the executive producer, label owner and of course, the inspiration. The cover art features a drawing of Frank Thomas...
Via Sports Mockery
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Hurt: Frank Thomas set to take big stage at World Series for Fox

My latest Chicago Tribune column is on Frank Thomas, who will be analyzing the World Series for Fox. You can access the entire column via my Twitter feed at @Sherman_Report. From the column: ******* Baseball came easily to Frank Thomas as he was on the fast track, barely spending a season in the minors before launching his Hall of Fame career with the White Sox in 1990. Broadcasting...
Via Sherman Report
October 17, 2014  |  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
July 27, 2014  |  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

Hall of (S)hame Shoe Causing Controversy: Frank Thomas Lawsuit

The White Sox former first baseman Frank Thomas is an icon in Chicago and the sport of baseball which has rightfully landed him the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. As all large companies do, Reebok International Limited has decided to capitalize off the reinstated celebrity status by releasing retro classic shoe line ‘Big Hurt’ sneakers. You guessed it, there’ll be a lawsuit...
Via Sports Mockery
March 20, 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

'I knew it was shady when Sammy Sosa hit 60 home runs'

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Via Larry Brown Sports
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Frank Thomas Makes His Way Into Cooperstown

The Hall of Fame voters shocked a couple people anyways by voting in 3 people.  It’s shocking because last year they voted a whopping ZERO.  Eligible players must receive 75% of the vote to  be elected and big Frank received 83.7%. Frank Thomas from my Chicago White Sox was voted in along with Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine.  It’s an easy pick to vote in on the first ballot...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox honor Frank Thomas with full-page ad

When Frank Thomas hits the Cooperstown stage this July,, there will be no doubt what cap he'll be wearing. Undoubtedly, he'll become the Chicago White Sox player in the Hall of Fame since Nellie Fox was inducted in 1997. Sure, the newly elected Hall member spent the vast majority of his career in "The Windy City", but he did play nearly three seasons outside of Chicago as a member...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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