They’d like to know when or if Thomas will return to have his day, get his number retired and visit his statue.
And it’s really all up to Thomas now.
“The door is open,” said White Sox GM Ken Williams. “It’s pretty much in his court as far as what he wants to do.”
Despite his conflicts with Thomas in the past, Williams said it’s all forgotten, and he was in favor of Thomas returning last year so that he could retire in a Sox uniform.
“If he felt like the time was right to come back for a day and retire with this uniform, I think everyone here wants that to happen,” Williams said of Thomas, who hasn’t played since August 2008. “I don’t know that we’d want it to be an official appearance, because then you’d have to restart the clock on his Hall of Fame status.” …
January 29, 2010
Waiting for Big Frank
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