Frank Thomas was a designated hitter and first baseman and became one of baseball's biggest stars in the 1990s. Broadcaster Ken Harrelson nicknamed Thomas "The Big Hurt" in the 1992 season. Thomas was known for his menacing home run power. He is a five-time All-Star (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997), four-time Silver Slugger Award winner (1991, 1993, 1994, 2000), and two-time AL MVP (1993, 1994). He won the AL batting title in 1997, was named AL Comeback Player of the Year in 2000.
Each Rawlings Pro bat is hand signed in silver ink and includes the inscription "Big Hurt" as well as a JSA serial numbered hologram for authenticity.