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Thome gets standing ovation after 466-foot homer over the batter's eye

Among the highlights of last night's Twins loss to the Phillies -- a 466-foot homer off the bat of Philadelhia DH Jim Thome. He got a standing ovation for that one.
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Among the highlights of last night's Twins loss to the Phillies -- a 466-foot homer off the bat of Philadelhia DH Jim Thome. He got a standing ovation for that one.

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