• Hall of Famer Frank Thomas helped legitimize White Sox

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jan 8, 2014
    Thomas was going to be a Hall of Famer no matter where he played, but the bulk of his career was spent with the White Sox. It's going to be a special day and I'm going to be able to share it with special people." Thomas who batted .301, hit 521 homers and amassed 1,704 RBIs in 19 seasons, 16 of them with the White Sox is the first Hall of Famer to have played a majority of his games as a designated hitter. One of the most majestic induction classes in the history of the National Baseball Hall of Fame was set on Wednesday with the announcement that Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were elected by eligible writers of the Baseball Writers' Association of America the first time they were on the ballot, all of them by big margins. On the ballot for the second time, Craig Biggio, who had 3,060 hits in 20 seasons, all with the Astros, did not get the necessary 75 percent, falling 0.2 percent shy of induction and missing by a scant two votes.
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    • Hurt's so good: Thomas elected to Hall of Fame

      Frank Thomas always will be remembered to fans on the South Side of Chicago as the Big Hurt and arguably the greatest hitter in franchise history. As of 1 p.m. CT on Wednesday, Thomas also holds the distinction of the 28th player with White Sox ties to …
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    • Maddux, Glavine, Thomas elected to Hall of Fame

      One of the most majestic induction classes in the history of the National Baseball Hall of Fame was set on Wednesday with the announcement that Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were elected by eligible writers of the Baseball Writers' Associati…
      Source: MLB.com

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