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MLB: Thome traded to Orioles

July 1, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Jim Thome arrived at Camden Yards on Sunday, eager to become a regular in the Baltimore Orioles lineup and to make a good team even better. Continue Reading

Thome powers Phils over Twins

June 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Jim Thome drove in four runs against his former team, including a long homer to pad Philadelphia’s lead, and the Phillies hung on for a 9-8 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night. Continue Reading

Thome, signed with Phillies for 2012, trying to recruit Cuddyer, too

November 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

It’s possible that Minnesota Twins free agent Michael Cuddyer might be on the verge of signing with the Philadelphia Phillies, who certainly will pay him a lot more money than the Twins. Continue Reading

Thome eager to play again in 2012

October 24, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Jim Thome tied The Bambino on Monday.
Now, he wants to get a little closer to Babe Ruth’s home run total, too. Continue Reading

With Thome gone, not much left for Twins this year

August 26, 2011 in The Daily Republic

MINNEAPOLIS As Minnesota Twins fans strolled through the Target Field gates on this picture-perfect Friday evening, a friendly face was there to greet them.
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Thome rests day after 600th homer

August 16, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

DETROIT Jim Thome sat on the dugout bench, looking upbeat and relaxed less than 24 hours after hitting his 600th home run. As word of the milestone made its way around baseball, messages began pouring in. Continue Reading

Thome takes a breather one day after HR No. 600

August 16, 2011 in The Daily Republic

DETROIT Jim Thome sat on the dugout bench, looking upbeat and relaxed less than 24 hours after hitting his 600th home run.
As word of the milestone made its way around baseball, messages began pouring in.
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COMMENTARY: Thome’s ‘left field swing’ gets him landmark home run … and the ball backhome’s 600th home run

August 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The man is 40 years old. And he’s still hitting bombs to the opposite field. Continue Reading

Thome harnesses power, becomes 8th to hit 600 HR

August 15, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

DETROIT Jim Thome’s back was aching, his toe was throbbing and his quad was cramping, turning his pursuit of 600 home runs into a painful endeavor that made him wonder if he would even reach the milestone before season’s end. Continue Reading

Thome hits 600th home run

August 15, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

DETROIT Minnesota slugger Jim Thome become the eighth player to hit 600 home runs, connecting twice against the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.
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