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Jim Thome Biography
Jim Thome was born August 27, 1970 in Peoria, Illinois andis a Major League Baseball player for the Philadelphia Phillies. He is theeighth MLB player to hit 600 home runs.
Through 2011, Thome was second among all active major leaguers in home runs(604; behind Alex Rodriguez) and RBIs (1,674; once again behind Rodriguez), andfifth in career slugging percentage (.556; behind Albert Pujols, AlexRodriguez, Ryan Braun, and Ryan Howard).
Jim Thome is the Tribe's all-time leader in home runs (337),walks (1,008), and strikeouts (1,400)
On July 17, 2011, Thome hit the longest home run in Target Field for his 596th.The ball went high into the right-center-field upper deck at an estimateddistance of 490 feet.
On August 15, 2011, Thome hit his 599th and 600th careerhome runs (in two straight at bats) off of Rick Porcello and Daniel Schlerethrespectively, against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. This made him onlythe eighth baseball player to have achieved that feat.
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Posted on 4 February 2016 | 6:36 pm
This coming July four Former Cleveland Indians players will be inducted into the teams Hall of Fame. Two of the Indians, Jim Thome and Albert Belle, helped the Indians fuel many victories behind their power hitting in the 90s. Charlie Jamieson was a part of the Indians 1920 World Series Championship team. Frank Robinson the Read More
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