Originally Posted by DSpivack
Their career numbers through age 30, which is what Miguel Cabrera currently is, do look somewhat similar (although Thomas' numbers look that way because of his great ability to walk). At 32, Frank Thomas had has monster MVP season in 2000. We'll see if Cabrera can continue to put up these numbers as he 30s go on. If he can, his resume will certainly look better than the Big Hurt.
Also, Thomas played during one of the game's most offensive eras. Baseball now is much more lower-scoring.
It's too bad we'll never know what he may have accomplished had others not cheated in order to bring said era about.