On this edition of At The Yard, a Phillies podcast, Jim Salisbury talks with Hall of Fame-bound Jim Thome. Thome discusses the surreal feeling being inducted into Cooperstown. What was it like playing in Philadelphia? Was he happy for the 2008 World Series champions despite not being on the team? How does not winning a World Series affect the way he views his career? And Thome offers his opinion on the current team.
1:30 - What is it like being a Hall of Famer?
3:30 - The day he hit his 400th home run.
5:00 - What did Philadelphia mean for his career?
7:00 - Buzz when Phillies signed Thome.
11:00 - First impressions of the young core when he played in Philadelphia.
15:00 - How does not winning a World Series affect the way he views his career?
18:30 - His opinion of the current Phillies.
21:00 - How close are the Phillies to contending?