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Fat Elvis and the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.02.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Lance Berkman, known as among other things Fat Elvis, retired this week ending a 15 year career in which he was for many years one of the top hitters in baseball. Berkman is a strong candidate for most overlooked great player of his generation, but is also a symbol of the problems facing the Hall of Fame.

'I Was A 100% Clean Player'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Frank Thomas may be having the last laugh. The longtime Chicago White Sox slugger who believes he "lost the most" during MLB's Steroid Era earned ...

A Step in the Right Direction for the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The voting for the Hall of Fame is still hamstrung by a flawed electoral system, a backlog of good candidates and myriad steroid related problems, but the election of these three candidates is possibly a step in the right direction.

Frank Thomas Reacts To Hall Of Fame Vote

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

The "Big Hurt" was all smiles on Wednesday. Frank Thomas' showed what pure joy looks like when he learned that he was elected to the Baseball Hall Of ...

Hall Of Fame Vote Revealed

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

The Baseball Writers' Association of America has reopened the doors to the Hall of Fame. One year after none of the 37 candidates on the ballot ga...

Good To Go?

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, while Craig Biggio fell two votes sh...

PHOTOS: Ex-White Sox Star's Luxurious Home For Sale

Posted 04.16.2013 | Chicago

Looking for suburban luxury with a celebrity tie-in? You're in luck. Over the weekend, former Chicago White Sox star Frank Thomas put his six-bedro...

Retired MLB Slugger On Steroid Users: 'They Chose This'

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 01.26.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Retired Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas feels even better about his career after watching steroids-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Sammy ...

Steroids Aren't the Only Problem Facing the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.17.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Keeping people out of the Hall of Fame because of suspected or real connections to steroids may or may not be wise, but keeping people out because the voting rules have not changed to fully recognize expansion is not.

Frank Thomas RETIRES: 'Big Hurt' Announced Retirement At Press Conference Friday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Frank Thomas, one of the greatest sluggers of the last two decades, announced his retirement from baseball on Friday. "I'm happy with this announce...

Frank Thomas Working Cubs-White Sox Games For Comcast

Crain's Chicago Business | Ed Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Frank Thomas is coming back to Chicago. Not as a hitter, although the White Sox could use every bit of help they can get these days. Rather, "The Big ...