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Jim Thome


Jim Thome belts home runs number 599 and 600 against the Tigers


SD@LAD: Jim Thome singles in his Dodgers debut


Jim Thome receives call from National Hall of Fame


CLE@CWS: Jim Thome belts his first homer on the White Sox


jim thome upper deck homer at the vet vs the cardinals in 2003

James Howard Thome is an American former baseball player who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), from 1991 to 2012. He played for six different teams, most notably the Cleveland Indians during the 1990s and early 2000s. A prolific power hitter, Thome hit 612 home runs during his career—the eighth-most all time—along with 2,328 hits, 1,699 runs batted in (RBIs), and a .276 batting average. He was a member of five All-Star teams and won a Silver Slugger Award in 1996.