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Saturday, March 16, 2013

ESPN: Hall To Honor Dr. Frank Jobe

To be consistent, I’m sure the sportswriters will refer to the Medical Wing of the Hall of Fame:

Dr. Frank Jobe, who developed the elbow procedure known as “Tommy John surgery” that has helped baseball players extend their careers, will be honored during Hall of Fame induction weekend on July 27.

Tommy John will attend the ceremony to help honor Jobe for his impact on the sport. John was diagnosed with a ruptured MCL in his left elbow in 1974 when Jobe tried a procedure in which he removed a tendon from John’s forearm and repaired his elbow.

The Yankee Clapper Posted: March 16, 2013 at 08:51 PM | 12 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: hall of fame, medical, tommy john surgery

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   1. Meatwad in mourning Posted: March 16, 2013 at 11:09 PM (#4389689)
Good for the hall. Of course they need to do something to help attendance.
   2. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: March 17, 2013 at 12:34 AM (#4389708)
This July is shaping up to be a wildly popular celebration of the entire universe of baseball, not just Obvious So-and-So or Overqualified Whoozit who happened to excel at playing it.

Indians drum-hitting bleachers guy, owner of Big League Chew, guy who parachuted into the World Series, and inventor of plastic bobbling technology, check your messages!
   3. Meatwad in mourning Posted: March 17, 2013 at 12:45 AM (#4389713)
does that mean next year Sean Forman gets to be Honored?

(sp may be incorrect)
   4. bobm Posted: March 17, 2013 at 12:47 AM (#4389714)
owner of Big League Chew

You may have heard of him ball four, rather, before.
   5. Tripon Posted: March 17, 2013 at 12:51 AM (#4389715)
Honestly, Tommy John should be in the hall just for having the procedure named after him.
   6. The Yankee Clapper Posted: March 17, 2013 at 12:57 AM (#4389716)
No problem honoring Dr. Jobe, but Alexander Fleming may have saved as many MLB careers.
   7. Random Transaction Generator Posted: March 17, 2013 at 01:42 AM (#4389726)
Nothing draws crowds to a out-of-the-way town like announcing you'll be giving an award to an orthopaedic surgeon!
   8. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: March 17, 2013 at 02:06 AM (#4389731)
Morganna would listen if the Hall called.
   9. Walt Davis Posted: March 17, 2013 at 04:46 AM (#4389745)
Woo Ronnie Woo!
   10. Ivan Grushenko of Hong Kong Posted: March 17, 2013 at 01:45 PM (#4389913)
I was hoping they were going to honor Dr. Frank Burns.
   11. Rennie's Tenet Posted: March 17, 2013 at 03:10 PM (#4389967)
These are clever buggers - they're also honoring "42" (which hasn't been released yet) so Harrison Ford will probably show up.

HOF Press Release
   12. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: March 17, 2013 at 04:11 PM (#4390001)
These are clever buggers

As David said in "This is Spinal Tap," "There's such a fine line between being clever and being flop-sweat desperate about the gaping wound needlessly inflicted upon the primary source of your annual revenue." I think I have that quote right.

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