His "mediocre" decline wouldn't look so "mediocre" had he decided to juice. Thomas will be remember by most as a legit HOFer and one of the very best hitters in his era.
Originally Posted by fenrir
"The inference is that in the dead of the night the under-secretary of the club owner sneaks to a private telephone, summons the manufacturer, and bids him pour a little strychnine of digitalis into the old apple to make its heart action quicker. The factory gets out the ball bearings, the block rubber, and the go-juice, and the home run epidemic follows." - Paul Gallico