SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Sammy Sosa views himself as The Prodigal Son who will someday return to Wrigley Field. Barry Bonds might have provided the roadmap.
Frank Thomas has never shied away from his feelings on performance-enhancing drugs and how they shaped the game of baseball.
Sammy Sosa has gone Biblical, comparing himself to the Prodigal Son who will one day return to Wrigley Field and be reunited with all his fans.
They told him the phone call would come between 11:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. A call Frank Thomas has been dreaming about for as long as he can remember.
But it wasn't coming.
At a time when the Hall of Fame judgment calls spark steroid suspicions and reignite baseball’s culture wars, the only question about Greg Maddux was whether he would get 100 percent of the vote.