Frank Jobe

Patrons of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum view the plaques of inducted members in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Palladino: Frank Jobe, Tommy John Surgery Pioneer, Should Have Place In Hall

The recent activities of Matt Harvey and Manny Banuelos would have seemed inconceivable back in 1974, the year a brilliant surgeon named Dr. Frank Jobe started piecing torn-apart pitching elbows back together.

03/10/2014

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Frank Jobe, Tommy John Surgery Pioneer, Dies At 88

The surgery has become common practice for pitchers and players at every level of baseball, including Mets pitcher Matt Harvey, Washington star Stephen Strasburg and Milwaukee’s Tim Hudson.

03/07/2014