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January 8, 2010

Is Frank Thomas a Hall of Famer?

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ January 8, 2010 8:09 pm
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Joe Poz:

Are you kidding? Frank Thomas’ first full seven years — .330/.452/.604 with OPS+ of 182. I want to repeat that — an OPS+ of ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY TWO. Just as an example …

First seven full years:
Frank Thomas: 182
Mickey Mantle: 181
Albert Pujols: 167
Willie Mays: 164
Barry Bonds: 160
Joe DiMaggio: 159

To give you an idea, Roberto Clemente, Al Kaline, Hank Greenberg, and a 100 other Hall of Famers never ONCE had an OPS+ of 182 in a season. Frank Thomas is one of the best hitters in baseball history.

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2 Comments »

  1. Frank Thomas most DEFINITELY is a hall of famer: http://yallkiltit.wordpress.com/2010/02/12/the-proto-pujols-frank-thomas-retires/

    Comment by yallkiltit — February 12, 2010 @ February 12, 2010 4:41 pm | Reply

  2. Was Frank Thomas the best player during the Steroid Era? Check out this article

    http://themostinterestingmen.blogspot.com/2010/02/best-non-steroid-user-during-steroid.html

    Comment by nickszafranski — February 14, 2010 @ February 14, 2010 10:59 am | Reply


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