Frank Thomas

Frank Edward Thomas, Jr. (born May 27, 1968) is a retired American professional baseball player. A designated hitter and first baseman, Thomas became one of baseball’s biggest stars in the 1990s. Broadcaster Ken Harrelson nicknamed Thomas “The Big Hurt” in the 1992 season.Thomas was known for his menacing home run power; he routinely swung a rusted piece of rebar that he reportedly found during a renovation project in Old Comiskey Park in the on-deck circle.

Thomas played college baseball and college football for the Auburn Tigers of Auburn University. He retired February 12, 2010. Playing in Major League Baseball, Thomas played for the Chicago White Sox (1990–2005), Oakland Athletics (2006, 2008), and Toronto Blue Jays (2007–2008). He is a five-time All-Star (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997), four-time Silver Slugger Award winner (1991, 1993, 1994, 2000), and two-time AL MVP (1993, 1994). He won the AL batting title in 1997, was named AL Comeback Player of the Year in 2000, and his uniform number was retired by the White Sox.

MLB debut: August 2, 1990 for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance: August 29, 2008 for the Oakland Athletics

Career statistics

Batting average: .301
Hits: 2,468
Home runs: 521
Runs batted in: 1,704

Teams
  • Chicago White Sox (1990–2005)
  • Oakland Athletics (2006)
  • Toronto Blue Jays (2007–2008)
  • Oakland Athletics (2008)
Career highlights and awards
  • 5× All-Star (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997)
  • 4× Silver Slugger Award (1991, 1993, 1994, 2000)
  • 2× AL MVP (1993, 1994)
  • 1997 AL batting title
  • 2000 AL Comeback Player of the Year
  • 1995 Home Run Derby champion
  • Chicago White Sox #35 retired
Baseball Hall of Fame

Induction: 2014
Vote: 83.7% (first ballot)

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Frank Thomas

Frank Edward Thomas, Jr. (born May 27, 1968) is a retired American professional baseball player. A designated hitter and first baseman, Thomas became one of baseball’s biggest stars in the 1990s. Broadcaster Ken Harrelson nicknamed Thomas “The Big Hurt” in the 1992 season.Thomas was known for his menacing home run power; he routinely swung a rusted piece of rebar that he reportedly found during a renovation project in Old Comiskey Park in the on-deck circle.

Thomas played college baseball and college football for the Auburn Tigers of Auburn University. He retired February 12, 2010. Playing in Major League Baseball, Thomas played for the Chicago White Sox (1990–2005), Oakland Athletics (2006, 2008), and Toronto Blue Jays (2007–2008). He is a five-time All-Star (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997), four-time Silver Slugger Award winner (1991, 1993, 1994, 2000), and two-time AL MVP (1993, 1994). He won the AL batting title in 1997, was named AL Comeback Player of the Year in 2000, and his uniform number was retired by the White Sox.

MLB debut: August 2, 1990 for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance: August 29, 2008 for the Oakland Athletics

Career statistics

Batting average: .301
Hits: 2,468
Home runs: 521
Runs batted in: 1,704

Teams
  • Chicago White Sox (1990–2005)
  • Oakland Athletics (2006)
  • Toronto Blue Jays (2007–2008)
  • Oakland Athletics (2008)
Career highlights and awards
  • 5× All-Star (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997)
  • 4× Silver Slugger Award (1991, 1993, 1994, 2000)
  • 2× AL MVP (1993, 1994)
  • 1997 AL batting title
  • 2000 AL Comeback Player of the Year
  • 1995 Home Run Derby champion
  • Chicago White Sox #35 retired
Baseball Hall of Fame

Induction: 2014
Vote: 83.7% (first ballot)

Frank Thomas

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P: 973-808-1740

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