'Jim Thome At The Plate' rocks on video
Jim Thome at the bat
Starting about the time his Labor Day home run hit the flag pole at Target Field, everyone's been expecting big things out Jim Thome and the rest of the Twins as they head into their playoff run this week against the Yankees.
And now he gets some rock 'n' roll love, too.
An Omaha band called The Whipkey Three has paid him homage with "Thome At The Plate."
Matt Whipkey surely penned the title, "Casey At The Bat," with an eye on Ernest Lawrence Thayer's famous poem, "Casey At The Bat."
Casey, of course, struck out. We expect bigger and better from Thome.
Enjoy that clip below, as well as "Don't call them the Twinkies" from Craig Finn of The Hold Steady.
"Thome at the plate"
Please don't call them the Twinkies"
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss City Pages' biggest stories.
- Sketchy Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill empire crumbles
Sat., Oct. 17, 12:00am
Sun., Oct. 18, 12:00pm
Fri., Oct. 23, 7:00pm
Sat., Oct. 24, 7:00pm
- Anti-abortion investigators' shocking revelation: U does research
- Top 5 Hate Mails of the Week: 'I can't believe Shitty Pages...'