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 Doctored...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Frank Thomas Sues Reebok Over ‘Big Hurt’ Shoes

Frank Thomas, the one time slugger for the Chicago Whitesox, is filing a lawsuit after Reebok  re-releasing the ’Big Hurt’ shoe without his permission last year.  The shoe company reportedly brought back the shoe during its 2013 “Classic Retro Campaign,” but without Thomas’s consent. Thomas was signed to Reebok from 1995-98 when Reebok used his “Big Hurt” nickname on a variety of...
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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, […]
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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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 as his numbers...
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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...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Hurt says career 'speaks for itself'

When you think about it, no one getting inducted into the Hall of Fame this week means only one thing...a jam packed group of players on next year's ballot.One of those players is Frank Thomas.The boys over at's Hot Stove caught up with "The Big Hurt" Thursday to get his reaction to Wednesday's vote and to find out what he thought about his chances for next year."I think...
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Frank Thomas Gets Statue in Chicago

The White Sox are treating Frank Thomas right in his retirement. Last year they retired his jersey at the Cell in Chicago, leading to an emotional speech from The Big Hurt. This year they decided to give him a bronze statue in the left field concourse. Charles Comiskey, Minnie Minoso, Carlton Fisk, Nellie Fox and [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Frank Thomas Gets His Number Retired

"I'm from a small town in Georgia and there you can only dream about something like this," future Hall of Famer Frank Thomas told the crowd prior to the White Sox-Yankees game Sunday, "but I've always dreamed."And with that (and U.S. Cellular's trademark celebratory fireworks), the smiling visage and Number 35 of the the Southside's most productive player was unveiled alongside the...
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August 29, 2010  |  Discuss

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