Marcus Markley Thames (pronounced /ˈtɪmz/ timz) (born March 6, 1977 in Louisville, Mississippi) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball. He has previously played for the New York Yankees, Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers.
For his career, Thames has averaged a home run every 15.4 at bats. If he had the requisite 3,000 qualifying plate appearances, he would have the 10th best home run to at bat ratio among active players (25th all time). He also reached 100 home runs in 1,549 at bats which is fewer than any other player with 100 home runs.
He attended East Central Community College in Decatur, Mississippi.