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  1. Frank Thomas' HOF Speech Put a Big Hurt On Our Tear Ducts

    D'Arcy Maine

    If you haven't seen Frank Thomas' incredibly moving speech from Sunday's Baseball Hall of Fame induction, please take the next 17 minutes to do so. Your boss will totally understand. (You might want to grab a box, or five, of tissues before clicking ...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  2. MLB - Frank Thomas: A Hall of Fame tribute

    A Hall of Fame tribute to Frank Thomas

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  3. 'Blessed' Big Hurt awaits big day at HOF

    Jon Greenberg

    A White Sox slugger will be at the Home Run derby Monday night, but it's the wrong one. Frank Thomas, the Big Hurt, the five-time All-Star and new Hall of Famer, will be sitting in centerfield during the home run derby at Target Field, as part of ...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  4. 'Big Hurt' honored for doing it his way

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Frank Thomas did it his way, using a swing that wasn't necessarily the prettiest, but was more than good enough to bestow upon him the beautiful honor of becoming a first-ballot Hall of Famer on Wednesday. The Chicago White Sox first ba...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  5. Frank Thomas says legends opposed to players with PED ties gainin...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Frank Thomas was ahead of the curve as a critic of baseball's steroid culture as a slugging first baseman with the Chicago White Sox in the 1990s. Now that he's on the verge of the Hall of Fame, that attitude hasn't changed.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  6. Big Hurt should be first-ballot Hall of Famer

    David Schoenfield

    "These guys did put up some incredible numbers, but they're fake." --Frank Thomas Thomas joins the Hall of Fame ballot next year -- along with Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Mike Mussina, among others -- and he believes he should go in on the firs...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  7. Sunday notes: The Jets' big hurt

    Rich Cimini

    A look at the Jets and around the NFL: 1. Big pain, no gain: In the offseason, the Jets are planning to conduct a study on the injury bug that has plagued the team. In terms of games-lost due to injury, this could wind up being the highest total i...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  8. White Sox try to purge September woes

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- On a seasonably pleasant half-price Monday, U.S. Cellular Field was buzzing, and not just on Big Hurt Beer. It felt like a real big city ballgame with more than 30,000 tickets sold for the first time since Aug. 6, and more media one te...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  9. Chicago White Sox hope for September buzz

    Jon Greenberg

    The White Sox took right step in reversing recent September struggles.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2012
  10. 2011 Gridiron Challenge: Rough RB week?

    Mike Sando

    Inside the 2011 NFC West Gridiron Challenge after Week 12: Leader: msclemons67, again, but with Jay Cutler suffering a broken thumb, it's time to search for another quarterback. High score of the week: ChampLeonard and The Big Hurt, each with 1...

    Blog | November 24, 2011
  11. The Really Big Hurt: Peavy back to DL

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- White Sox right-hander Jake Peavy is headed back to the disabled list with a strained right groin. Read the entire story....

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  12. White Sox make a 'Big' announcement

    Doug Padilla

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Paul Konerko deal isn't official just yet, but the White Sox are still thinking "Big." The club announced a "Big Hurt Experience" for SoxFest next month. Known in the past as the premium upgrade package, the BHE, as w...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  13. If Big Hurt wasn't 'clean,' who was?

    Rob Neyer

    At the end of nearly 2,100 words, Joe Posnanski makes a great point about Frank Thomas and the Hall of Fame. Joe's Big Finish: We all understand that the Hall of Fame voters, as a group, have little sympathy or respect for steroid users. McGwire's...

    Blog | February 15, 2010
  14. THe Big Hurt Retires: Inside The Numbers

    Photo: AP Photo THE BIG HURT RETIRES: Away from the game since the 2008 season, Frank Thomas made his retirement official today. The two-time AL MVP and 1997 AL batting champ will leave a career .301 hitter, with 521 home runs and more than 1700 R...

    Blog | February 12, 2010
  15. 'Big Hurt' even better than you think?

    Rob Neyer

    In Frank Thomas' first nine seasons, he was the closest thing we've seen to a right-handed-hitting Ted Williams. In those first nine seasons, Thomas * won a batting title, * routinely hit 40 home runs, * drew about a million walks, and * ...

    Blog | February 12, 2010
  16. 'Big Hurt' Frank Thomas announces retirement after 19-year career...

    Frank Thomas has announced his retirement following a 19-season career in which he hit 521 homers and won two American League MVP awards with the Chicago White Sox.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2010