Frank Jobe

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Frank Jobe
Frank Wilson Jobe

(1925-07-16)July 16, 1925
DiedMarch 6, 2014(2014-03-06) (aged 88)
EducationLa Sierra University
Loma Linda University
OccupationOrthopedic surgeon
Known forPioneering Tommy John surgery
Spouse(s)Beverly Jobe; 4 children

Frank Wilson Jobe (July 16, 1925 – March 6, 2014) was an American orthopedic surgeon and co-founder of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. Jobe invented a kind of elbow operation for baseball players. This surgery is called Tommy John surgery.[1]

Jobe died on March 6, 2014 in Santa Monica, California, aged 88.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Goldstein, Richard (March 6, 2014). "Frank Jobe, Surgeon Who Saved Pitchers' Careers, Dies at 88". The New York Times. Retrieved March 7, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Perry, Dayn (June 11, 2008). "Dodgers announce the passing of Dr. Frank Jobe at age 88". Retrieved March 7, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)