Tommy John

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Birthday
22, 1943
Birthplace
Terre Haute, IN
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Terre Haute, IN

About

Four-time MLB All-Star pitcher known best for his remarkable recovery through elbow surgery that became known as Tommy John surgery.

Before Fame

He was a standout basketball player at Gerstmeyer High School in Indiana.

Trivia

He won 288 games and struck out 2,245 batters during his career.

Family Life

He married Sally John in 1970, with whom he had four children: Tamara, Tommy III, Travis and Taylor.

Associated With

His 26-year playing record was broken by Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan.