Armed with Knowledge Part 1: A Conversation with Dr. Tommy John

Written By: YSPN360

May 18, 2018

In sports, one of the lasting elements is the interesting imagery a name carries. When you hear Robin Ventura and Nolan Ryan, you probably picture headlocks and haymakers before you see a hit or a strikeout. There’s Michael Jordan, and then there’s Michael Jordan’s tongue. There are Tiger’s epic fist pumps, and Ruth’s called shot (allegedly). Mary Lou Retton on a Wheaties box. Chris Webber forgetting how many timeouts there were. The trip down obscure memory lane can go on and on, and eventually, you get to the name Tommy John—and it’s doubtful you immediately think about an ex-MLB lefty throwing a pitch.

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