Baseball HOF Induction Ceremony Draws Crowd Approaching 50,000
Published July 28, 2014
Frank Thomas in his induction speech "alluded to performance-enhancing drugs" being detrimental to the game, and he was later asked why he "didn't specifically mention steroids." Thomas said, "This is a special weekend. I just didn't think that stuff was necessary. We all know what has happened over the last 15 years of baseball. Today was a bright stage amongst heroes" (USA TODAY, 7/28).