Frank Thomas

Frank Thomas

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
The greatest hitter the White Sox have ever called their own.

primary position

First Base

primary team

Chicago White Sox

playing career

1990—2008

nickname

Big Hurt

Born

May 27, 1968, in Columbus, GA

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-5 / 240

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Frank Thomas
Average HOF 1B
Hitting
80
Power
70
Running
40
Fielding
50
Throwing
40
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Compared to
UNIFORM NUMBER
#35
BATTING ORDER
3
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
8-2-1990
FINAL GAME
8-29-2008
CAREER AGE
22-40
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
2005
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

73.8

career value

WAR7

45.1

long peak

WAR5C

31.8

prime

WAR3

21.1

short peak
Average HOF 1B

66.5

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 1B

42.5

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

20.9

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

405.4

career value

WIN shares 7

226.8

long peak

Win SHares 5C

159.1

prime

Win SHares 3

106.1

short peak
Average HOF 1B

348.1

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 1B

202.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

97.0

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#7

First Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1990—2008

All-Time

#47

POsition Players
#9
BILL JAMES POSITION
#75
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#2 (DH)
HALL OF STATS POSITION
#75
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#9
JAWS POSITION
#54
JAWS TOP 100
.301
Batting Average
.419
On-Base Percentage
.555
Slugging Percentage
36
home runs per season
2
Stolen Bases per season