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#179028 - 09/13/07 06:33 AM 500 does not = HOF
jammahawk Offline
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Registered: 01/02/05
Loc: In the Corleone compound
Jim Thome is about to enter the 500 HR club, he is sitting at 499. Thome has had a very good career, and I would have loved to have had him on my team, but IMO, he is not a Hall of Fame ballplayer.
Further proof on the cheapening of the home run.
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#179029 - 09/13/07 08:47 AM Re: 500 does not = HOF [Re: jammahawk]
jaihaux Offline
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Registered: 01/28/03
Loc: Overlook Hotel
Agree, but not necessarily on Thome. 50 home runs is no longer a guarantee pass to the HOF (see Mark McGwire).
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