Rest in peace, Dr. Jobe.
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Mark Memmott, npr
His name is attached to a surgery that has saved many major league pitchers’ careers. But Tommy John knows that’s an honor he came by thanks in large part to good luck. 216 more words
Dr. Frank Jobe, who pioneered “Tommy John” surgery and saved numerous pitching careers in the process, died Thursday at the age of 88.
On Friday, Tommy John stopped by The Morning Show to honor Dr. 537 more words
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Dr. Frank Jobe, whose Tommy John surgery has saved the careers of numerous athletes, died in Santa Monica Thursday at age 88. 224 more words
In 1974, when Dodgers’ left handed pitcher, Tommy John, tore a ligament in his pitching arm, Dr. Frank Jobe transplanted a tendon to replace it. The pitcher’s comeback lasted 14 years after that, and the surgical procedure bears his name. 205 more words
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced that Dr. Frank Jobe, a legendary figure in the world of sports, has died Thursday morning in Santa Monica at the age of 88. 223 more words