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A great milestone for a great slugger?

Updated: August 16, 2011, 8:09 AM ET

For a guy who will go down in history as one of the most patient hitters ever to pick up a bat, currently ranking eighth in career walks, Jim Thome seemed to be in a hurry to get to a milestone. Blasts in back-to-back plate appearances against the Tigers made Thome the eighth player to reach 600 career home runs. But does that make him one of the greatest sluggers of all time? Rank 'Em: Who rules the 600-HR club?

"It's tough to say he should definitely be a Hall of Famer. ...

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