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08-16-2011, 07:45 AM
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Originally Posted by might2mash View Post
Thome just hit number 600. Naturally the whole Twins dugout emptied to celebrate with him. But there's still a game going on, 2 outs in the 7th, but his dad, wife and kids come out onto the field too... I know it's a huge milestone, but my feeling is that stuff can wait.
I know what you're saying, but Jim Thome, Willie Mays, Ken Griffey Jr, Babe Ruth, and Hank Aaron are the only players with 600 HR's that did not take steroids. I think certain things are a big enough deal to warrant stopping the game for a bit, and this was one.

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