Jump to content

Providing independent coverage of the Minnesota Twins.
Subscribe to Twins Daily Email

The Forums

Having Issues With Sound In Ads? Screenshots Here, Please

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:53 AM
Okay, I'm tired of this happening. All the ad networks are pointing fingers at one another and nobody is taking responsibility for this a...
Full topic ›

Nate Roberts Released

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:10 AM
The Twins and Ft. Myers Miracle announced (via the FSL transaction page at this point) that Nate Roberts has been released.   It's u...
Full topic ›

Trades Now Please

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:10 AM
You can call this a rant if you want to do so.   1. Kurt Suzuki to the Orioles for either Zach Davies or Brandon Kline.   2. Jo...
Full topic ›

Are The Twins The Unluckiest Team In Baseball?

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:15 PM
I posed this question in a column on the SweetSpot blog at ESPN.com today. You can read it here.   Basically, the premise is that wh...
Full topic ›

Article: Welcome to the new Twins Daily!

Questions About MinnCentric Yesterday, 11:04 PM
It has been two long months of project outlines, software testing, design, development, testing, and finally… migration.Welcome to the ne...
Full topic ›

The Store

Favorite Jim Thome Twins Moment

Be sure to read John's tremendous article on Jim Thomeand his long-awaited arrival in Minnesota, in a Twins uniform. He spent just over a year and a half wearing the Twins pinstripes, and yet, he provided Twins fans with many memorable moments. Often, the question "What was your favorite Player X moment?" is asked when a player of little significance is demoted or released. However, I ask you today, What Was Your Favorite Jim Thome (in a Twins uniform) Moment?

Be sure to vote in the attached poll, but there are just six things I came up with off the top of my head. I'm sure you can come up with more. And some of you may even have some personal stories of Thome. Please use this thread to discuss Jim Thome moments. Click here to VOTE for your favorite Thome Moment. [PRBREAK][/PRBREAK]

7/3/2010 - Thome 574th Home Run

Jim Thome homered for the 574th time in his big league career, passing Twins legend Harmon Killebrew on the all-time list. Killebrew congratulates him on the big screen at Target Field.

8/20/2010 - Thome Walks-Off versus White Sox

Down by a run in the bottom of the 10th, Thome came to the plate against his former teammates. Facing lefty Matt Thornton with a runner on 1st base, Thome connected for the first walk-off home run in Target Field History.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7O-w1CAo8g

9/2010 - Thome hits one off the Flag pole!

It was tremendous clout. Thome got all of it, and when it hit the top of the flag pole in right-center field, Orlando Hudson was shown mouthing words from the dugout showing how impressed he was!!

April 2011 - Thome's Twins Commercial

"Deep in Twins Territory, there's a legendary story, 'bout a man with an ox in the batter's box..." Classic commercial!

8/15/2011 - Thome Hits 600th Home Run

He came into the game needing two home runs. He hit #599, and then in the 7th inning, his next at bat, he his #600 in Detroit off of lefty Daniel Schlereth.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=th1gqiDp6H8&feature=fvwrel

Always - Thome's Class

Like Killebrew before him, I can't help but wonder if people will forget how incredible of a baseball player Thome was because he is even a better man, always classy.

What was your favorite Jim Thome with the Twins Moment? Vote Here.


Attached Image: JimThome WalkOff.jpg


  • Share:
Subscribe to Twins Daily Email

0 Comments