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Frank Thomas retires at 41

Updated: February 13, 2010, 3:07 AM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Saying he's "at peace" with his decision, Frank Thomas announced his retirement Friday following a 19-season career in which he hit 521 homers and won two American League MVP awards with the Chicago White Sox.

Considering he didn't play last season, the news was hardly shocking.

"It took awhile to get to this point," the 41-year-old Thomas said during a news conference at U.S. Cellular Field. "I know I hadn't played since 2008, but I had to get baseball out of my system ...

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