‘To see my uniform number being retired gives me chills’: Cleveland Indians honor baseball legend Jim Thome

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians organization held a Jim Thome Day at Progressive Field Saturday afternoon in front of a sold out crowd.

Thome’s number 25 was retired and unveiled in the upper deck where it will remain permanently. Thome's number will be displayed in the upper deck of Progressive Field, between fellow Hall of Famers Bob Lemon's 21 and Larry Doby's 14.

His Baseball Hall of Fame plaque was also on display and will be erected in the ball park’s Heritage Park.


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