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Jim Thome reflects on the 1995 Indians, a friendly competition and passing his legacy to his son

Jim Thome reflects on the 1995 Indians, a friendly competition and passing his legacy to his son

CLEVELAND: Jim Thome walked around Cleveland recently with his 7-year-old son, Landon, who’s already started to take after his dad.He plays third base, as Thome did early in his career. He hits left-handed but throws right-handed. He’s started to hold his bat outward before the pitch, just as Thome famously did.And as the two walked around the ballpark, Landon was able to physically see his dad’s legacy, in shining bronze, as they came up on Thome’s statue behind right-center field, across from Bob Feller’s statue.Thome and several other members of the 1995 Indians returned to...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' run to the NBA Finals evoked memories of the '90s for Jim Thome, Cleveland Indians

"It felt like the '90s," Thome said Friday at Progressive Field. "We got here early, my son and I walked around Cleveland and it felt like the days of the 90s when we were in the World Series. The city, it was so cool to see that again from a fan looking in now."

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