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Article: Game Thread: Twins v Tigers, 7/21 @ 7:10pm CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:24 AM
Admit it… you all had the Astros, Yankees and Dodgers circled on the July Calendar. You were all overlooking Detroit in between and now t...
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Article: Twins Close To Acquiring LHP Jaime Garcia?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:50 AM
Update Friday 4:44 - It's now been about 24 hours since Ken Rosenthal first tweeted that the Twins were close to acquiring Jaime Garcia....
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Should the Twins give a contract extension to Brandon Kin...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:36 AM
Wondering if anyone else is thinking about this question. What do a lot of you TD fans think. I have been impressed with Kintzler the las...
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2017 Offseason rumors

Minnesota Timberwolves Talk Today, 04:36 AM
There has already been rumored interest in D Rose as a FA and now the Knicks are back with another attempt to acquire Rubio (for the 8th...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (7/21): Wade HR Extend...

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 11:06 PM
Prospect mavens across Twins Territory were bracing for impact all day Friday, anxiously awaiting details on the rumored Jaime Garcia tra...
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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.

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.


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