Originally Posted by TommyJohn
I'm going to say no. Not to be a contrarian, but I think the "DH bias" is going to hamstring him. I think enough voters offended about DHs soiling the purity of the game will tip the scales against him. Rick Diplander in our own fair city has been campaigning against Thomas for quite some time.
The last time that was a relevant argument was years prior to the Mitchell Report. We live in a different "world" now. Big Frank is about as sure of a bet first-ballot Hall of Famer we will see until five years from now when Mariano goes in.