Twins slugger Jim Thome probably received hundreds of congratulatory phone calls and text message after hitting his 600th career home run on Monday night.
While a bottle of champagne and a steak dinner are suitable gifts to offer an aging slugger, one company opted to send Thome and his teammates some protection.
And I don’t mean a gun.
CBS’ Eye on Baseball blog is reporting that NuVo Condoms send the DH and his teammates 600 condoms, according to a release posted by the blog on Tuesday. NESN
Well if this isn’t the biggest buzz-kill gift in the world I don’t know what is. After reaching a monumental statistic, I’m guessing all Thome wants to do is get wasted and find a groupie to have a little fun with. After receiving awesome gifts and phone calls from friends and family, some stiff company (no pun intended) drops a box full of 600 condoms on your good time. Hey while were at it, why don’t we have a slide show presentation on the negative affects alcohol has on the body at the celebration party too. Complete buzzkills all around.