Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/24/14
MINNEAPOLIS The ball Jim Thome hit for career home run No. 607 went missing on Thursday night.After the Phillies slugger hit a home run to right-center field against the Twins at Target Field, the ball disappeared into a flower box filled with coleus plants in front of the right field seats. Fans sitting right above the plants dug around to look for the historic ball, but to no avail. The ball buried itself in one of the flower boxes.It wasn't until after the game and after the fans cleared out that Gary Glawe, the Twins' senior director of ballpark systems, was able to find the ball. And it wasn't an easy task, as Glawe had to put on a harness to make sure he didn't tumble over the right field wall while searching for Thome's homer.The ball was eventually found shortly after the game, putting an end to the uncertainty of the elusive milestone baseball."The situation obviously got a lot of attention," Glawe said Friday. "We didn't want anybody...
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