Thome Hits Number 600 –

Jim Thome hit his 600th career home run and became only the eighth major league player to reach that mark.  Thome is an old fashioned home run hitter that has a career on base percentage of .403.  Thome is fifth in home runs per at-bat with one home run every 13.7 at-bats.  Mark McGwire is the all time leader at 10.61 and Babe Ruth is second with 11.76.  Thome is 40 years old and is playing in his 21st major league season.

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