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Original 'Tommy John' surgery paved way

By Shira Springer
Globe Staff / February 4, 2008

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Tommy John considers himself "a pitcher that had surgery in '74 [at 31 years old] and pitched until he was 46," not a medical pioneer. There are approximately 100 major league pitchers - and one NFL quarterback - who have undergone successful Tommy John surgery who might disagree. (Full article: 890 words)

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