25 Best Hitters of the Free Agent Era: #17 Jim Thome

We continue our countdown of the 25 Best Hitters of the Free Agent Era.  The rest of the posts can be found here. These rankings get harder and harder as we get closer to the top ten.  At the middle of this conflict is Jim Thome, a prolific home run hitter whose power is hardly matched …

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Tiger Duo Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Shortstop Alan Trammel and Pitcher Jack Morris have been elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Trammel batted .285 with 185 home runs in his career.  His name is forever tied to his double play partner, Lou Whitaker, who was Trammel's second base partner for 19 years, the longest such combination in baseball history.  …