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Who hit the first walkoff home run at Target Field?

On Aug. 17, 2010, a home run decided a dramatic Twins game against arch-rival Chicago in the bottom of the 10th inning. Who hit it? A) Justin Morneau B) Jason Kubel C) Jim Thome For the answer, click on the headline above...
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C) Jim Thome's blast provided the victory that August night, as he smashed a two-run shot deep into the right field plaza. The homer gave the Twins a come-from-behind 7-6 win, and a four-game
cushion atop the American League Central Division.

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