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Today In Tribe History: October 14, 1995

Six runs in the first three innings pace the Cleveland Indians to a 7-0 win over the Seattle Mariners in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series. The series is now tied at 2-2. Home runs by Eddie Murray and Jim Thome provide the bulk of the scoring for the Indians at Jacobs Field. Murray’s two-run shot in the first starts the scoring and a similar blast from Thome in...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
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WATCH: Indians unveil Jim Thome statue outside stadium

Jim Thome hasn’t seen live pitching since October 2012…and hasn’t talked about retirement in even longer. Until Saturday night. “I had always hoped I could do it as a Cleveland Indian and, this afternoon, I signed an honorary one-day contract so that I could make a dream come true,” the five-time All-Star told the crowd at Progressive Field.  “I am humbled and grateful...
Via Hall of Very Good
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

BURST: Jim Thome statue ceremony

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hamilton and Thome get their days as Progressive Field celebrates 20 years

CLEVELAND -- Tom Hamilton didn't want Friday night to be about him, but on a weekend when the Indians are celebrating 20 years at the Corner of Ontario and Carnegie and unveiling a statue of one of the greatest players of the Jacobs/Progressive Field Era, it is appropriate that the franchise honored him. Hamilton, who is in his 25th season calling Indians games on radio, didn...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

SportsTime Ohio to showcase Jim Thome statue unveiling ceremony

This Saturday, August 2nd, 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 5:00pm. SportsTime Ohio will feature the ceremony in a special hour-long Indians Live...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jim Thome throws out laughably bad first pitch

Future Hall of Famer Jim Thome confirmed why he was a designated hitter for the majority of his career when he threw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Triple-A Charlotte Knights on Friday. Thome played for eight teams, was a five-time All Star, collected 2,328 hits and hit 612 home runs during his illustrious 22-year career, but there’s a reason pitching isn’t on his impressive...
Via NESN.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Jim Thome still hoping to return to baseball

Jim Thome couldn't find work this offseason.  He couldn't find work through the first month of the season.  He's been relegated to working out on his own to stay in game-shape.  Yet, with all the hurdles ahead of him, Thome still hopes to play later this season. Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer says Thome has spoke to Phillies manager Charlie Manuel, but...
Via MLB Injury News
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins rumors: Minnesota interested in Jim Thome?

The Minnesota Twins expressed interest in free agent designated hitter Jim Thome earlier this offseason, and discussions could pick up where they left off later in the spring, according to La Velle E. Neal III of The Star Tribune. Neal notes that the Twins had conversations with Thome and his camp about a month ago. There hasn’t been recent contact, but Minnesota could...
Via MLB Injury News
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles look to Joe Blanton for help

The Orioles need to make a move. With the deadline fast approaching, and the Baltimore Oriole’s playoff hopes slowly slipping away, it is time for a deal to get done. Every rumor involving the AL East squad has fallen by the wayside. With both Manny Machado and Dylan Bundy off the market there is very little Baltimore can offer to sign that big name pitcher. So it seems like a...
Via isportsweb.com
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Jim Thome traded to Orioles

Via Phillies Nation
June 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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