Thread: Dick Allen
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Old 10-30-2012, 02:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Golden Sox View Post
The White Sox have had two great hitters in my lifetime, Frank Thomas and Dick Allen. You have ballplayers in the Baseball HOF who weren't as good as Allen. I would like to think somewhere down the line Allen will get into the HOF.
Ya I remember Dick Allen used to get the "Jesus Christ Superstar" theme music played when he walked up to hit. In fact, first athlete to get the moniker "Superstar", nowaday that is a throwaway adjective. But Frank Thomas certainly accomplished more in his time.

Would have been nice if they were similar age, they could have traded off
at 1st and DH. ( I can only dream. )
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