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Surgeon Frank Jobe, Savior of Major League Pitchers, Dies at 88

Dr. Frank Jobe, known for the development of the elbow procedure known as Tommy John surgery, is honored at Doubleday Field on July 27, 2013, in Cooperstown, N.Y. Mike Groll / AP file

Dr. Frank Jobe invented the elbow surgery that saved Tommy John's career and revolutionized treatment for major-league pitchers.

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