PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies have announced that former first baseman Jim Thome will be the 38th inductee of the franchise's Wall of Fame on Friday, August 12, 2016, prior to a 7:05 p.m. game against the Colorado Rockies.

Thome, 45, will join former teammates Pat Burrell (2015) and Mike Lieberthal (2012), as well as manager Charlie Manuel (2014) and broadcaster Harry Kalas (2009). He was nominated through fan voting, which began Feb. 11 on

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