Jim Thome in close distance to emulate A-Rod's featJim Thome of the Minnesota Twins with 877 career homers till now is all set to join Alex Rodriguez in the 600 home run club if he continues playing.

Thome’s contributions to the game of baseball were possibly subdued by sluggers using anabolic steroids and performance enhancing drugs to make quick name, fame, and money and Baseball Hall of Fame voters thinking that his efforts may also be on the lines of these tainted players.

The Baseball Hall of Fame voters need to realize that the best thing they can do is to ignore the use of steroids since that relates to an era before testing.