The greatest player to ever wear a Chicago White Sox uniform, Frank Thomas, was enshrined into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Sunday. Thomas played for the White Sox from 1990-2005.
Here is the inscription of the Hall of Fame plaque for Thomas:
Frank Edward Thomas
“The Big Hurt”
Chicago, A.L. 1990-2005; Oakland, A.L. 2006, 2008; Toronto, A.L. 2007-08
An imposing figure at the plate and in the field, combined powerful swing and exceptional batting eye to become one of the game’s most feared hitters. In each of his first seven full seasons, posted .300 average, 100 walks, 100 runs, 100 RBI and 20 home runs, a first. Won back-to-back A.L. Most Valuable Player awards in 1993-94. Led A.L. in on-base percentage four times, walks four times and claimed batting title in 1997. A .301 lifetime batter. Five-time All-Star whose drive for excellence produced 521 home runs and 1,704 RBI.