Frank Thomas, did not play for the cubs, but their cross-town rivals the white sox. My father, a former south sider, was a die-hard sox fan, and I had the pleasure of seeing Frank Thomas play in person countless times over the years. He was awe-inspiring. The things he did to that baseball....whenever I hear Hawk Harrelson say ":you can put it on the board" my mind always goes to the Big Hurt.
I am very excited to see two of my childhood sports heroes entering the hall of fame together