Frank Thomas is a renowned former retired American professional baseball player in the Major League. He was known to have played with the Chicago White Sox which is in the American League. Following his outstanding performance, he was even nicknamed as ‘The Big Hurt’ in which he has also won several awards. Now, let’s have a close look at the net worth of Frank Thomas in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Frank Thomas was born on 27th May in the year 1968 in Columbus, Georgia in the United States of America in which his full birth name was Frank Edward Thomas. He then joined Columbus High School for his studies where he participated in three different sport as an athlete. He used to play for different games such as football, basketball as well baseball.
However, he got much passion in baseball through which his passion grew as time was moving. He even led his high school team into a state championship before he was able to move to the college ranks. After completing his high school, he then went to Auburn University from which he was offered a scholarship to play football. Following the university’s coach realization that he was very passionate about baseball, contributing to him commencing his career in baseball.
Frank Thomas tied knots with Elise Silver in the year 1992 who they have two sons known as Sterling Edward Thomas and Frank Thomas III and two daughters known as Sydney Blake Thomas and Sloan. They, however, later separated with Elise Silver.
Career, Awards & Nominations
After playing for the Auburn University, he then went to the Major League Scouts in which he joined the Chicago White Sox in 1988 after missing a chance in the US Olympic. He then had his first appearance in 1990 against Milwaukee Brewers. He got much success and won some awards in 1991. He then joined later joined some other renowned players through being one of the most valuable players in 1993. He then got an injury in 1997 after which he commenced being used as a hitter.
He was not able to play in 2001 after losing his father together with an injury though he had his comeback in 2002 in which he still had good performance. In 2005, he was chosen to throw the first pitch in a game of the Division Series with Boston Red Sox which was a form of respect due to his contribution in this team. White Sox then released him in the following season. He then joined Oakland Athletics for 2 years and then to Toronto Blue Jays and later announced his retirement after taking a one day contract with Chicago White Sox.
Net Worth & Earnings
Frank Thomas has an estimated net worth of $65 million. This is from the fortunate earnings he always made from his career. His contribution in the Chicago White Sox contributed mainly to his earnings from which he was with this team up to his popularity. in addition to this, he has also won some awards accruing to his increased wealth.
Despite having some major challenges such many injuries, he always had a good comeback and kept the hard work. He has enjoyed much of his success with the Chicago White Sox who in addition, also contributed to their success and rise to stardom.