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Tommy John

Born: May 22, 1943

Birthplace: Terre Haute

Profession: Baseball player

Nationality: United States

Tommy John

Date of Birth : May 22, 1943
Birth Place : Terre Haute

Thomas Edward John Jr. is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball whose 288 career victories rank as the seventh highest total among left-handers in major league history. He is also known for the revolutionary surgery, now named after him, which was performed on a damaged ligament in his pitching arm. Well over half of John's career wins came after his surgery.

Profession


  • Baseball player

Spouse


  • Sally Simmons

Children


  • Tamara John
  • Tommy John III
  • Taylor John
  • Travis John

Awards Won


  • Lou Gehrig Memorial Award
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