Video Vault: Thome's 596th homer -- another monster blast

Last night, Philadelphia's Jim Thome hit a 466-foot homer to straightaway center field at Target Field. It was another titanic blast from the modern-day Harmon Killebrew. Last year, in a Twins uniform, he crushed one to right, and it was equally impressive.
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