Nothing to worry about: Thomas well-deserving of first-ballot Hall call

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Frank Thomas earned election to Cooperstown on the first ballot by receiving 83.7 percent of the vote.

Frank Thomas earned election to Cooperstown on the first ballot by receiving 83.7 percent of the vote.

Though he never did match Aaron's exploits, that's exactly what Thomas turned out to be, in more ways that one. He is a deserving addition to the Hall of Fame, someone who was great even when baseball wasn't.