Frank Thomas

by James Finn Garner

A Ferrari swing
In a Hummer body

A lumbering frame
On limber ankles

A clean blood test
In a filthy era

The Big Hurt on the field
The big heart in the speech

Paying the price
Of small-market loyalty
But it’s oh so nice
To be Cooperstown royalty

 


Published in Chicago White Sox, History, James Finn Garner, Oakland Athletics, Players, Pure doggerel, The Game Itself, Toronto Blue Jays | Link to this poem | 1 Comment

Frank Thomas: 1 Comment

  1. mxferraro wrote,

    Hurt So Good!

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