600 Dingers for Jim Thome

by James Finn Garner

600 dingers for Big Jim Thome!
Hit without juicing but only
Muscle and heart
And a jaw
That could flatten John McGraw.
Our own version of the Mighty Casey
Whom  dads can point to
And tell their kids in awe,
“That, my darlings, THAT is a slugger!”

Published in Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Free Verse, History, Minnesota Twins, Philadelphia Phillies, Players, The Game Itself | Link to this poem | 1 Comment

600 Dingers for Jim Thome: 1 Comment

  1. Stephen Jones wrote,

    Very much like.

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