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February 12, 2010

“An Ode to The Big Hurt”

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ February 12, 2010 3:27 pm


Yesterday came the unsurprising news that Frank Thomas is calling it a career, although that’s really only a technicality as Thomas last played with Oakland and Toronto during the 2008 season. As a young Chicagoan who grew up watching Thomas, I never quite grasped his brilliance as youngin’ , but I do have memories of his monster 2000 season, when he posted a .439 wOBA with 43 HR, 44 2B, a .328 batting average and 143 RBI. It was sad to see him leave Chicago on a relatively negative note, but it’s likely that he’ll go down as the greatest hitter to ever call Chicago his home. …


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