"Big Hurt" visits HOF, Classic tickets on sale

By Sports WKTV

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - It's officially Induction season at the Baseball Hall of Fame, as the first of its six inductees to the 75th Anniversary class of 2014, Frank Thomas, visited the Birthplace of Baseball Monday, getting his own personal tour of the museum.

"The Big Hurt" mingled with fans in the Gallery, while also perusing the plaques of some his favorite players growing up, such as Hank Aaron and Reggie Jackson.

The slugger who spent most of his career with the Chicago White Sox, also spoke with the media about this summer's induction ceremony, in which he'll be inducted alongside Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre and Tony LaRussa.


The Hall of Fame also announced Monday that tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Classic at Doubleday Field on Saturday, May 24th.  Hall of Famers Phil Niekro, Ozzie Smith, Rollie Fingers and Roberto Alomar will be joined by two other inductees as well as a host of other former players.

Tickets are $12.50 for seats along the first and third base line, while general admission are $11 and can be purchased at or by calling 1-877-726-9028.

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