By Joe Lemire
January 09, 2014
Frank Thomas earned election to Cooperstown on the first ballot by receiving 83.7 percent of the vote.
Kathy Willens/AP

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.

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