Found August 02, 2014 on Fox Sports Ohio:
Jim Thome will join Cleveland Indians legend Bob Feller as the only players honored with a statue at Progressive Field. The Tribe will unveil the statue of their all-time home run leader (337 of his 612 home runs came with the Tribe) during a special ceremony starting at 5 p.m. SportsTime Ohio will feature the ceremony in a special hour-long Indians Live pregame show, beginning at 6 p.m. Check out the sights and sounds from the ceremony below. BURST VIDEO
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