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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Frank Edward Thomas
Stat Years
1987-2008  [mlb] 1990-2008
6-5 / 270
Right / Right
DH (1311) ... 1B (1146)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
1968-05-27 in Columbus, Georgia   [52.039]
High School
Columbus (Columbus,GA)
Auburn University (Auburn, Alabama)
Selected by the Chicago White Sox in Round #1 (#7 overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
Michael Rizzo,Dan Monzon
MLB Debut
1990-08-02 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.067)
Service Time
17.063 (2007)
CHA [17] OAK [2] TOR [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 396 ... retro id: thomf001 ... mlbam id: 123245
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YearTeamsLinksGGSDNSDNFGS%CGPHPRDRGFfor PHfor PRfor DRb1b2b3b4b5b6b7b8b9p Pp Cp 1Bp 2Bp 3Bp SSp LFp CFp RFp DH
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1991Chicago White SoxLog - Splits15815711899.41391--1401314-11242184-----56------101
1992Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1601591899.41511--1513-5--109501------158------2
1993Chicago White SoxLog - Splits153153-22100.0131---1315413--153--------150------4
1994Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1131121899.11041--1041-7--112----1---99------13
1995Chicago White SoxLog - Splits14514231897.91243--125576--94491--1---90------54
1996Chicago White SoxLog - Splits14113921598.61242--125438--139---2----139-------
1997Chicago White SoxLog - Splits146146-33100.0113---11391014--146--------97------49
1998Chicago White SoxLog - Splits160160-10100.0150---150424--1573-------14------146
1999Chicago White SoxLog - Splits13513231797.81153--117449-11284---11--49------83
2000Chicago White SoxLog - Splits15915721798.71402--142944-1157-----1--30------127
2001Chicago White SoxLog - Splits20191295.0171--18-11--19-----1--3------16
2002Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1481435596.61385--1404-1--97-1927113--4------140
2003Chicago White SoxLog - Splits15315122998.71222--1237616-2149-----2--27------124
2004Chicago White SoxLog - Splits746951393.2565--61553--3039----5--4------65
2005Chicago White SoxLog - Splits34286682.4226--2733-2128-----3---------28
2006Oakland AthleticsLog - Splits13713523798.5982--1001621----10530--2----------135
2007Toronto Blue JaysLog - Splits15514783594.81128--119926---676569134---------147
2008Oakland Athletics, Toronto Blue JaysLog - Splits716922397.2462--48815---124116---2---------69
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On Base

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1990Chicago White SoxLog - Splits60191.330.454.529.983109566342459-1137511----121101311041032.264448-9-2--
1991Chicago White SoxLog - Splits158559.318.453.5531.00631711117811356122-31232181031---1653091095175146.79138281832313161
1992Chicago White SoxLog - Splits160573.323.439.536.97531213018511371114-462241671---117230711533153328.701221925318654-
1993Chicago White SoxLog - Splits153549.317.426.6071.0332881181749717157-36-41191561------7733312871177155.471121415-82323-
1994Chicago White SoxLog - Splits113399.353.487.7291.21725287141689132-34138251021---1732911015595554.461092111-181223-
1995Chicago White SoxLog - Splits145493.308.454.6061.061294134152858144-27-4024151----36729911157145751.351362116-262963-
1996Chicago White SoxLog - Splits141527.349.459.6261.0852988418411814170-26-40201361---26633013468126850.751091612262652-
1997Chicago White SoxLog - Splits146530.347.456.6111.06729611118411414170-35-3516136-------7032412560106048.001091822-16934-
1998Chicago White SoxLog - Splits160585.265.381.480.8612711201558923132-3522917831-11---6628110946164642.201101429120267-
1999Chicago White SoxLog - Splits135486.305.414.471.8852441041489712136-36-151131---13512297720192025.97871520161397-
2000Chicago White SoxLog - Splits159582.328.436.6251.06130812619110417174-44-43221092--128736414377127753.8511212222131858-
2001Chicago White SoxLog - Splits2068.221.316.441.7582511158114-3-413-----17301071770.001041-22-2-
2002Chicago White SoxLog - Splits148523.252.361.472.8342271161327412120-291281396----5582479249104953.26881918111273-
2003Chicago White SoxLog - Splits153546.267.390.562.952258119146696140-35-42231531-222773071056646662.8610015192124121-
2004Chicago White SoxLog - Splits74240.271.434.563.997135656531263-16-181134----534135492922959.18641114-12362-
2005Chicago White SoxLog - Splits34105.219.315.590.9053928238122-3-12912----61562261741765.38163315----
2006Oakland AthleticsLog - Splits137466.270.381.545.926213136126763123-11-3922107--112502541146396355.26811313511365-
2007Toronto Blue JaysLog - Splits155531.277.377.480.8572351691479111136-30-2612842--1856255954864850.53811810220373-
2008Oakland Athletics, Toronto Blue JaysLog - Splits71246.240.349.374.723101805943257-71834-1---21692301521550.0039105-9-32-
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Teams Number of teams available G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats BAVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) OB On Base (including Homers) Ldoff Leadoff H Hits 1B-IF Infield Single (or Hit) 1B-OF Outfield Singles 1B-Bnt Bunt Single 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs Solo Solo Homers (no baserunners) 2-Run 2-Run Homers 3-Run 3-Run homers Gslam Grand Slams (Bases loaded homer) IPHR Inside the park home run WO-HR Walkoff-homer WO-H Walkoff Hit PH Pinch hit appearances in games context and Pinch hits in On Base context XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) RBI Runs Batted In HR RBI RBIs from home runs RBI Out Runs Batted In on outs RBIHR% Pct of total RBIs from Homers BB Walks BB4 Walkes on 4-pitches, excluding Intentional walks BB 1BO Walked with first base open and runners on 2nd and /or 3rd BB BL Bases Loaded Walk BB LD Leadoff walk IBB Intentional Walks HBP Hit by a Pitch ROE Reached on Error CI Catchers Interference


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YearTeamsLinksGABOutsGOAOGO AOFOLOPOPFrcFCProdBuntSHSFGDPGDP-OGDP%IF OutOF OutIF Out%loc Ploc Cloc 1Bloc 2Bloc 3Bloc SSloc LFloc CFloc RFSOSO-swSO-caSO-3SO-FTSO sw%
1990Chicago White SoxLog - Splits6019113034420.81283113110--351533.33463060.55189914216125428198-51.85
1991Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1585593741191430.8395232513323--2206331.7515111157.69-16333954154650112615122-54.46
1992Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1605733951271800.71110323811-40--11197724.6817313456.41132149345521536088533514-60.23
1993Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1535493811331940.69122383423438--13106714.9317515253.51231546356423557454312216157.41
1994Chicago White SoxLog - Splits113399260871120.7873172210222--7154831.251079253.841925244414265261362313159.02
1995Chicago White SoxLog - Splits145493350941820.5210346337-34--12147518.6714313351.8811837403927505674482323164.86
1996Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1415273471161610.72103372110231--8257931.6515911857.492194334521841597053817375.71
1997Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1465303471151630.71108262910225--7156323.8115512355.8632141325218515469402320-57.97
1998Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1605854331172230.5213732549132--11148416.6717616451.8881746395830696593603123464.52
1999Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1354863391041690.6211222358-30--8155328.3014013351.31032028324732425966412520-62.12
2000Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1595823891081870.5814317276227--8136021.6715613952.9411830485523566094623235-65.96
2001Chicago White SoxLog - Splits20685213270.481818--4--1-50.00271367.5134361038212486-33.33
2002Chicago White SoxLog - Splits148523397722100.3415310478120--10105817.2415013253.25230313943395043115674822-58.26
2003Chicago White SoxLog - Splits153546402772100.3713910617117--4115619.6414514250.5101224243837324466115803529369.57
2004Chicago White SoxLog - Splits7424017338780.49566167111--121711.76585850.04-91317157252657342311159.65
2005Chicago White SoxLog - Splits341058517370.4622411--8--321216.67302455.6-1879561173113186-41.94
2006Oakland AthleticsLog - Splits137466340681910.3611523535123--6134926.5313212751.0442626343832623381513025362.96
2007Toronto Blue JaysLog - Splits155531385912000.4612725487116--5145127.4514514649.8852034384043564794712333775.53
2008Oakland Athletics, Toronto Blue JaysLog - Splits7124618642870.48566254-5--192536.00696053.54-1019181814192757421510473.68
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Teams Number of teams available G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats GO Groundouts AO Air out (Fly Outs + Popouts + Lineouts) FO Fly outs LO Lineouts POP Popouts Frc Forceouts. Groundout with runner ahead of him forced out on base. FC Fielders Choice Prod Productive out. At the very least, a runner was advanced on the out SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies GDP Grounded into Double Play GDP-O Double Play Opportunities for Batter (Runner on 1st + less than 2 outs) GDP% Grounded into double play percentage. Double Plays vs Opportunities IF Out Infield Outs OF out Outfield Outs IF Out% Percentage of outs in the infield loc P Balls fielded by pitcher loc C Balls fielded by catcher loc 1B Balls fielded by first baseman loc 2B Balls fielded by second baseman loc 3B Balls fielded by third baseman loc SS Balls fielded by shortstop loc LF Balls fielded by left field loc CF Balls fielded by center field loc RF Balls fielded by right field SO Strikeouts SO-Sw Strikeouts Swinging SO-Ca Strikeouts Looking (or Called) SO-3 Strikeouts on 3 Pitches SO-FT Strikeout on Foul Tip SO SW% Percentage of strikeouts on swings


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1990Log - Splits60240109.4543834.86--------31318.759-100.002340.00-2293
1991Log - Splits158701317.45210432.8111--21-1142833.3310952.635741.67-992126
1992Log - Splits160711312.43910834.6266--33--103621.7423582.148753.33-10102034
1993Log - Splits153676288.42610636.8144--22--93918.7518578.264544.44-11112219
1994Log - Splits113517252.48710642.06----22--112927.5014670.003633.33-882617
1995Log - Splits145647294.45410234.6911------153728.8571236.842340.00-12121716
1996Log - Splits141649298.45911036.9111--11--54310.4213572.2251229.41-661625
1997Log - Splits146649296.45611037.1611------83518.6019676.001118.33-661828
1998Log - Splits160712271.38110940.2277------63614.2915383.3371041.18-11111516
1999Log - Splits135590244.4147430.3333--22--103522.22121054.554833.33-10102221
2000Log - Splits159707308.43611537.3411--22--94217.65121152.171516.67-882432
2001Log - Splits207925.316832.00--------1325.001-100.00----------13
2002Log - Splits148628227.3617733.9233------53313.166842.862918.18-661724
2003Log - Splits153662258.3908733.72--------63614.2951426.324930.77-882025
2004Log - Splits74311135.4345339.26----11--51426.326650.002166.67-11129
2005Log - Splits3412439.3151948.72---------60.00-10.001150.00-11-2
2006Log - Splits137559213.3817736.15---------340.0031220.002820.00-331713
2007Log - Splits155624235.3776326.81--------2375.133827.271109.09-772115
2008Log - Splits71289101.3492726.73--------32510.711811.11-30.00-22812
19 record(s)
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances OB On Base (including Homers) mOBP Modified On Base Percentage. Includes all times on base, whether earned or not. R Runs R% Run%. Runs/OnBase. % of time on base that he scores SB Stolen Bases (Total) SB2 Steals of 2nd base SB3 Steals of 3rd base SBH Steals of home CS Caught Stealings CS2 Caught stealing second base CS3 Caught stealing third base CSH Caught stealing home S1-3 1b to 3b on a single while a baserunner S1-2 1b to 2b on a single while a baserunner S1-3% % of times going first to third on a single S2-H 2b to home on a single while a baserunner S2-3 2b to 3b on a single while a baserunner S2-H% % of times second to home on a single D1-H Scored from first base on a double D1-3 1b to 3b on a double D1-H% % of times scoring from first base on a double DI Defensive Indifference. Defense allowed steal without attempt to throw out Adv WP Advanced on Wild Pitch or Passed Ball Adv Out Advanced safely on an out FrcR Forced out as runner. OOB Thrown Out on Bases as baserunner, excludes while batter


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1990Chicago White SoxLog - Splits6024019144542100255544780181292372159-13355.3944.6115.8737.1321.514.1835.855.410427443.3311.251.67
1991Chicago White SoxLog - Splits158701559138112131761682149417560489910784284047152.9647.0413.4833.9416.234.5343.767.23471035049.5014.697.13
1992Chicago White SoxLog - Splits16071157312288530021591141115353290410593812452353.0047.0012.6935.2814.454.2249.473.63751527852.7421.3810.97
1993Chicago White SoxLog - Splits15367654911254226561395126111636890110263667653552.5247.4813.7838.6311.313.9352.179.13091739145.7125.5913.46
1994Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1135173991096122148109710511193446287522794534951.0748.9312.9935.0115.824.1546.467.52541125249.1321.6610.06
1995Chicago White SoxLog - Splits14564749313674625881340124813838181795937910143851.7848.2214.6437.0614.394.0045.767.72981417246.0621.7911.13
1996Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1416495271097052233118010531273097358703348340152.8447.1614.9638.9614.603.4446.161.82711345641.7620.658.63
1997Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1466495301096932564137111921214218249483602646453.4746.4914.0436.9712.763.9548.971.52921206144.9918.499.40
1998Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1607125851109362847160612411685229091084400650956.4143.5914.0538.0815.504.0047.071.53711476852.1120.659.55
1999Chicago White SoxLog - Splits135590486876692378131110671144037909083403745055.1344.8714.3038.1812.564.0349.676.32911326649.3222.3711.19
2000Chicago White SoxLog - Splits15970758211294530191672134715955595711174345752355.3844.6214.3837.0014.234.2746.874.03771386553.3219.529.19
2001Chicago White SoxLog - Splits2079681012-3141751391363991123886155.7344.2712.1035.6711.613.9754.577.24214753.1617.728.86
2002Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1486285238811572772157212001785388531034417843656.7143.2915.0437.3017.214.4142.269.43511204955.8919.117.80
2003Chicago White SoxLog - Splits1536625461001151229111642126917057089410724421445256.4143.5915.1836.8315.864.4042.268.33581104454.0816.626.65
2004Chicago White SoxLog - Splits74311240645761354731623762524004792131218753.9946.0115.7335.3815.874.3539.060.1179732757.5623.478.68
2005Chicago White SoxLog - Splits341241051631-5553122433910416520884-8156.2243.7815.1437.4818.754.4838.965.364281051.6122.588.06
2006Oakland AthleticsLog - Splits137559466818162525144610791364478559994512040457.2742.7317.8639.5613.614.5240.472.32941103552.5919.686.26
2007Toronto Blue JaysLog - Splits15562453181947259514971098144503836994380745657.6942.3114.6438.3014.494.1645.973.13581286657.3720.5110.58
2008Oakland Athletics, Toronto Blue JaysLog - Splits7128924639573122271550773241394474201-19358.5141.4916.4538.7915.404.2340.766.8168602358.1320.767.96
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Teams Number of teams available G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls SwMs Swing and Miss Cal Called Strikes Swings Batter swung at pitch, regardless of result Foul Foul Balls IntB Intentional Balls InPl Balls put in Play Str% Strike percentage. Total Strikes / Total Pitches Bal% Balls percentage Foul% Foul ball percentage, of all pitches Sw% Swing Percentage. Total Swings / Total Pitches SwMs% Swing and Miss%. When swinging, how much does he miss P/PA Pitches per Plate Appearance IP-SW% Percentage of swings that are put in play IP-PA% % of Plate Appearances where ball is put into play FPS First Pitch Strike FPSw First Pitch Swing FPIP First Pitch in Play FPS% % of Plate Appearances with First Pitch as Strike FPSw% First Pitch Swing Percentage FPIP% First Pitch in Play Percentage