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...minutes, 47.88 seconds. The previous record was 4:50.81 by Said Aouita in 1987.2002 - Cleveland Indians slugger Jim Thome homers in his seventh straight game, leaving him one shy of the major league record. Thome's solo shot was off David...
Today in sports history major league history to record 40 home runs and 40 stolen bases in a season in an 8-4 win over Milwaukee.2007 - Jim Thome is the 23rd player - and third this season - to reach 500 home runs. The slugger hits a two-run shot in the bottom...
Cobb, Rays roll 4-0 over Indians in AL wild card

...Jamey Wright was selected to his first postseason roster in his 18th major league season. ... Former Indians slugger Jim Thome was in attendance and got a rousing ovation when shown on the scoreboard.
Phillies go long to end Expos' winning streak

Jim Thome and the Philadelphia Phillies made Sun-woo Kim pay for his mistakes. Thome hit his major league-leading 24th home run and...
Becoming a free agent by deception

...and forced him to play for $700,000 this year. Certainly there is nothing improper about a legitimate free agent (Jim Thome, Manny Ramirez) negotiating for the highest dollar. But to become a free agent by deception is shameless and disgusting...
Fuller finding a path to the Majors, the Inland Empire, for Chicago White Sox slugger Jim Thome. An off-season Juneau resident who also was born here...continued. "I was taken aback, being that it was for Jim Thome. He's a hall of famer for sure, and it was a straight...
Around The Bases

...Colorado 6-5. Ryan Klesko, Wiki Gonzalez and Woody Williams also had sacrifice flies.2002 - Cleveland Indians slugger Jim Thome homered in his seventh straight game, leaving him one shy of the major league record. Thome hit a solo shot off David...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...bullpen anchored by Jackson (40 saves, 1.55 ERA) gives Hargrove a lot of versatility. The lineup, featuring 1B Jim Thome (.293, 30, 85), RF Manny Ramirez (.294, 45, 145) and CF Kenny Lofton (101 runs, 54 SBs), is the deepest...
Dylan Baker drafted

...Alomar Jr., Carlos Baerga, Albert Belle, Charles Nagy, Jim Thome, Manny Ramirez, Jose Mesa, Ricardo Rincon, Roberto...Sizemore, Coco Crisp, Orel Hershiser, Eddy Murray, Jim Thome and Ubaldo Jimenez.Roger Maris and Norm Cash belonged...
Around The Bases

...Reyes pitched a one-hitter in just his fourth major league start, but St. Louis fell to the Chicago White Sox 1-0. Jim Thome homered in the seventh inning for Chicago's only hit.2008 - Atlanta's Mark Teixeira hit three home runs and finished...


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