hall of fame

2d

Early in his career, Frank Thomas saw the eye-popping statistics Michael Jordan produced and how they jumped off the sports page every day.

He longed to be baseball’s version of that.

3d

“This is Greg Maddux?” a new Cubs employee wondered years ago in spring training.

3d

There are so many inconceivable skills necessary to hit Major League pitching, but if I had to pick one that most boggles the mind it would simply be this: recognizing, in an instant, whether a pi

4d

Though he played in the Long Ball Era, those closest to Frank Thomas remember it was clear from the outset he was a different type of talent.

5d

Jose Abreu didn’t get as much of a break as his teammates last week so he’ll get one now.

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