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Why so much love for Plouffe?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:47 PM
There's plenty of speculation, here and elsewhere, that Trevor Plouffe will be traded in the offseason to make way for Miguel Sano. ...
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Royals and Astros

Other Baseball Today, 05:58 PM
Royals win game two 5-4. Series tied at 1-1. Cueto was mediocre. Royals fell behind but battled back. Lots of funny weird plays. Game 3 i...
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Souhan's solution to the "Mauer Problem"

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:47 PM
http://www.startribu...blem/331496821/ The gist: Plouffe at third, Sano at first, Mauer to super-utility player.
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Article: Twins Daily Awards 2015: Most Valuable Player

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After handing out the 2015 Twins Daily Award for Most Improved (Aaron Hicks), Best Rookie (Miguel Sano) and Best Pitcher (Kyle Gibson), t...
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Article: Did You Know?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:14 PM
The 2015 Minnesota Twins season is dead and gone.People mourn the end of the baseball in different ways. One way is to stare at tons of n...
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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.


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.


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.

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