Today in White Sox History

Today in White Sox History: September 16

Jim Thome becomes the first player in history to hit his 500th career homer in walk-off fashion.

Sept. 16, 2007 — White Sox slugger Jim Thome joined an exclusive club when he hammered his 500th career home run in the ninth inning of a White Sox 9-7 win over the Angels at U.S. Cellular Field. Thome was playing in his 2,000th career game when he connected off Dustin Moseley for the win.

The Sox trailed 7-1 at one point before coming back. It was the first time that the 500th home run for a player was a walk-off winner. Jim would hit 134 home runs in a White Sox uniform.


3 comments

    1. I certainly miss his ability to get on base and drive in runs that’s for sure, unlike half of the clowns who make up the roster today.

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