Sports commentary: Jim Who?

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Thome's anonymity is a testament to his character

By Mike Forster

  Mid-stroke in my shaving routine, I heard the dulcet tones of the wife.  They sang, “I don’t know why they’re not making a bigger deal about Jim Toam.”

The way this works is:  Each morning, I shave in the bathroom while the wife reads the Roanoke Times in the living room.  Every so often, she’ll throw a comment or question my way.

This one, however, stumped me.  “Who is Jim Toam?” asked I, in rhetorical reply, scraping back over those tough spots on the puss.

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