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Tommy John
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John in 2008, attending a pre-All-Star game party in The Bronx.
Pitcher
Born: May 22, 1943 (1943-05-22) (age 78)
Terre Haute, Indiana
Batted: Right Threw: Left
debut
September 6, 1963, for the Cleveland Indians
Last appearance
May 25, 1989, for the New York Yankees
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 288–231
Earned run average 3.34
Strikeouts 2,245
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Tommy John is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball. His 288 career victories rank as the seventh highest total among left-handed pitchers in Major League histor.

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