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Tommy John

AKA Thomas Edward John, Jr.

Born: 22-May-1943
Birthplace: Terre Haute, IN

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Baseball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: MLB pitcher, received pioneering surgery

Father: Thomas John
Mother: Ruth
Wife: Sally Simmons (m. 13-Jul-1970, one daughter, three sons)
Daughter: Tamara ("Tami")
Son: Tommy III
Son: Travis
Son: Taylor

    High School: Gerstmeyer High School, Terre Haute, IN

    NL Comeback Player of the Year 1976
    Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1981

    New York Yankees Pitcher (1986-89)
    Oakland Athletics Pitcher (1985)
    California Angels Pitcher (1982-85)
    New York Yankees Pitcher (1979-82)
    Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher (1972-74 and 1976-78)
    Chicago White Sox Pitcher (1965-71)
    Cleveland Indians Pitcher (1963-64)

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Author of books:
The Sally and Tommy John Story: Our Life in Baseball (1983, memoir)
T. J.: My Twenty-Six Years in Baseball (1991, memoir)

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