“It’s a privilege and a pleasure to play with him. I’ve learned so much just from being around him.”
—Former teammate Nick Swisher

“He looms—much the way that Willie McCovey stood in the batter’s box when he played for the Giants.”
—Sportswriter Dave Caldwell

“The word ‘presence’ is probably next to his picture in the dictionary.”
—A’s GM Billy Beane

“Frank is a stat man. He wants to know what;s going on every day. He checks the stats on retty much everybody. It motivates him to do better.”
—Former teammate Tim Raines

“He needs to be more of a team player—be with the team and not by himself.”
—Former teammate Jose Valentin

“He’s a first-ballot Hall of Famer.”
—All-Star Paul Konerko

“He’s like a football player out there—he’s so strong and disciplined.”
—Former big leaguer Jim Abbott

He’s a patient hitter. He drives in big runs.He’ll give you a good at-bat every time up.”
—Former White Sox manager
Gene Lamont

“It’s very difficult to be a dominating player for ten years. He was one of those guys.”
—Former big leaguer Sandy Alomar Jr.

“Frank’s too big to be a man—and too small to be a horse.”
—Broadcaster Steve Lyons

“To see Frank's plaque placed alongside baseball's other outstanding hitters brings his White Sox career full circle”
White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf



Nick Swisher, 2006 Heritage

 


Paul Konerko, 2003 Topps T205

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