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Tommy John

Thomas Edward John Jr. (born May 22, 1943), nicknamed "The Bionic Man," is an American retired professional baseball pitcher who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 26 seasons between 1963 and 1989. He played for the Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, California Angels, and Oakland Athletics. He was a four-time MLB All-Star and has the third-most wins (288) of any pitcher since 1900 not in the Hall of Fame. Known for his longevity, John was the Opening Day starter six times – three for the White Sox (1966, 1970, and 1971) and three times for the Yankees (1981, 1982, and 1989). More about Tommy John

Current items with a signature of Tommy John

These are the most current items with a signature of Tommy John that were listed on eBay and on other online stores - click here for more items.

Picture Item Title Price Store
thumbnail1983 Fleer #95 Tommy John SIgned Card California Angels$19.15logo
thumbnail2010 TRISTAR Obak Mini T212 Autographs Green #MA8 Tommy John/10 - MLB Autographed Baseball Cards$75.04logo
thumbnailBEAUTIFUL Tommy John Autographed 3x5 Index Card, Los Angeles Dodgers, VERY NICE!$9.99logo
thumbnailTOMMY JOHN - 2022 Topps Archives Fan Favorite Autograph Card$8.00logo
thumbnailTommy John New York Yankees 1982 Autographed Card$25.00logo
thumbnailTommy John Official ML Baseball Signed/Autograph/Auto JSA Authenticated$99.99logo
thumbnailTommy John Signed Auto Autograph Rawlings Baseball B119 - Autographed Baseballs$63.64logo

Traded items with a signature of Tommy John

In total, we tracked 1053 items since 01/01/2008. The chart below shows the trade volume over time.

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The most expensive item with a signature of Tommy John (DR. FRANK JOBE Autograph! TOMMY JOHN Auto! Two Signed Baseballs! PSA COA! RARE!) was sold in August 2020 for $349.95 while the cheapest item (Tommy John - 1983 Topps Veteran Autographed Baseball card # 736 - Angels - P) found a new owner for $0.99 in July 2022. The month with the most items sold (25) was January 2021 with an average selling price of $10.00 for an autographed item of Tommy John. Sold items reached their highest average selling price in June 2010 with $80.00 and the month that saw the lowest prices with $1.00 was November 2014. In average, an autographed item from Tommy John is worth $10.50.

Most recently, these items with a signature of Tommy John were sold on eBay - click here for more items.

Picture Item Title Price Store
thumbnail1983 Donruss Recollection Collection Tommy John Certified Autograph 17/35 Rare!!$15.50logo
thumbnail1987 Topps TOMMY JOHN Signed Card autograph AUTO YANKEES$8.50logo
thumbnail2022 Topps Archive Signature Series Tommy John Auto 36/75 - 1983 Topps$34.00logo
thumbnail2022 Topps Archives '83 Fan Favorites Tommy John Auto Autograph YANKEES$8.50logo
thumbnail2022 topps archives fan favorites autograph Tommy John 53/99$9.99logo
thumbnail2022 Topps Archives TOMMY JOHN #83FF-TJ Fan Favorites Autograph Yankees$2.99logo
thumbnailTOMMY JOHN - 2022 Topps Archives Purple Fan Favorite Autograph Card - 113/150$9.00logo
thumbnailTommy John 1987 Topps Hand Signed$4.99logo
thumbnailtommy john new york yankees 2022 topps archives autograph card nice!$12.49logo
thumbnail⚾️ TOMMY JOHN AUTO 2004 Upper Deck Yankees Classic Scripts Signature$12.09logo

Latest News about Tommy John

Scott Effross off Yankees' playoff roster, needs Tommy John surgery, per report (10/11/22): Effross was a major contributor in the bullpen after being picked up at the trade deadline Go to news article

Marlins top prospect Meyer to have TJ surgery (07/28/22): Max Meyer, the Marlins' top prospect, will undergo Tommy John surgery, the team announced. Go to news article

Marlins pitching prospect Max Meyer needs Tommy John surgery (07/28/22): Meyer has only made two big-league appearances and now has a major setback Go to news article

Rays' Kittredge needs TJ surgery; season over (06/11/22): Tampa Bay Rays reliever Andrew Kittredge will undergo Tommy John surgery and likely need more than a year to recover, dealing the team's bullpen another big blow. Go to news article

Rays' Andrew Kittredge to undergo Tommy John surgery as Tampa Bay loses closer f (06/10/22): Kittredge is one of several notable Rays pitchers who are on the shelf Go to news article

Older News Stories about Tommy John

Yankees' right-hander Luis Gil to undergo Tommy John surgery (05/2022): Gil will miss the remainder of the 2022 season and then some Go to news article

Source: Top pitcher in MLB draft has TJ surgery (04/2022): Right-hander Dylan Lesko, the top pitching prospect in the 2022 MLB draft out of Buford High School (Georgia), had Tommy John surgery Tuesday, a source told ESPN. Go to news article

Mississippi State's Landon Sims, possibly top college arm in MLB draft, out for (03/2022): Sims will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the season Go to news article

What Mets pitching prospect Matt Allan's second surgery could mean for his futur (02/2022): New York Mets prospect Matt Allan had a second surgery in January after last year's Tommy John surgery.

Arkansas righty Peyton Pallette, potential first-round pick in 2022 MLB draft, t (01/2022): Pallette was arguably the best college pitcher in the 2022 draft class Go to news article

Nats' Ross out for season; no surgery right now (08/2021): Joe Ross will rest his partially torn ulnar collateral ligament rather than undergo Tommy John surgery at this time but will miss the rest of the season. Go to news article

Alabama's Connor Prielipp, potential No. 1 pick in 2022 MLB Draft, to undergo To (05/2021): The Alabama lefty will now miss the remainder of the 2021 and the entirety of the 2022 seasons Go to news article

Mariners' James Paxton to undergo Tommy John surgery, will miss entire 2021 seas (04/2021): Paxton left his first 2021 start after just 21 pitches while in obvious pain Go to news article

Rangers designate Rougned Odor for assignment; closer Jose Leclerc needs Tommy J (03/2021): Odor's days as a Ranger will likely end soon Go to news article

Phillies' Rhys Hoskins medically cleared and expects to be ready for Opening Day (02/2021): Hoskins had Tommy John surgery last October, but should be in Philadelphia's lineup on April 1 Go to news article

Sources: Red Sox to be cautious with Sale rehab (01/2021): The Red Sox intend to take it slow with Chris Sale while he rehabs from Tommy John surgery, sources tell ESPN's Buster Olney. Go to news article

Sources: Kahnle, Dodgers reach 2-year deal (12/2020): Tommy Kahnle, who had Tommy John surgery on Aug. 4 and is likely to return in late 2021 or at the start of the 2022 season, has reached a two-year deal with the Dodgers, sources confirmed to ESPN. Go to news article

Padres' Mike Clevinger needs Tommy John surgery and will miss entire 2021 MLB se (11/2020): Clevinger also signed a two-year deal with San Diego and will return to the Padres in 2022 Go to news article

Yankees reliever Kahnle chooses free agency (10/2020): The New York Yankees said Saturday that reliever Tommy Kahnle, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, has refused an outright assignment to the minor leagues and elected to become a free agent. Go to news article

Cardinals' Dakota Hudson to have Tommy John surgery, likely to miss entire 2021 (09/2020): Hudson went down with an elbow problem earlier this month Go to news article

First-place Rays lose another key pitcher as Yonny Chirinos needs Tommy John sur (08/2020): Chirinos is the seventh Rays pitcher to land on the injured list; he's out for the season Go to news article

Angels' Shohei Ohtani fails to record an out in first pitching appearance since (07/2020): The Angels' two-way star had a disastrous return to the mound Go to news article

Yankees' Aaron Hicks says he'll be ready to play if 2020 MLB season starts in Ju (06/2020): Hicks is coming back from Tommy John surgery Go to news article

Angels' Shohei Ohtani progressing with Tommy John surgery rehab, now facing hitt (05/2020): Ohtani could be in the rotation when baseball returns Go to news article

Red Sox ace Chris Sale wonders if spring training illness was coronavirus instea (04/2020): Sale, who recently underwent Tommy John surgery, spoke with reporters Tuesday Go to news article

Dr. James Andrews halts Tommy John surgery during coronavirus pandemic; Sale's s (03/2020): Noah Syndergaard and Chris Sale both had the operation recently despite local elective surgery bans Go to news article

Royals' Perez catches for first time since surgery (02/2020): Salvador Perez caught the first four innings of the Royals' loss to a San Francisco split squad, his first time behind the plate since Tommy John surgery last March. Go to news article

Injured Knebel, Brewers agree to $5.1M salary (12/2019): The Brewers agreed to a one-year contract for $5,125,000 with pitcher Corey Knebel, who is returning from Tommy John surgery. Go to news article

Angels' Shohei Ohtani cleared to throw off mound, closing in on end of Tommy Joh (11/2019): Ohtani should be good to go from multiple injuries come spring training Go to news article

Yankees begin offseason by declining Edwin Encarnacion's $20M option for 2020 (10/2019): Outfielder Aaron Hicks also had successful Tommy John surgery, the team said Go to news article

Mets' Drew Smith: Needs Tommy John surgery (03/2019): Mets' Drew Smith: Needs Tommy John surgery Go to news article

Why Kopech is so optimistic about Tommy John recovery (02/2019): Michael Kopech won't pitch in 2019 as he recovers from Tommy John surgery. But he's still plenty optimistic about his recovery and his future with the White Sox. Go to news article

Report: Shohei Ohtani Won't Be Ready for Opening Day After Tommy John Surgery (01/2019): Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani won't be ready for Opening Day as he recovers from Tommy John surgery, according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB .com... Go to news article

Didi Gregorius 'confident' he will return to Yankees his normal-self following T (12/2018): There’s no telling when Didi Gregorius will return from the always-tricky Tommy John surgery. Go to news article

Hollands undergoes Tommy John surgery (04/2015): Phillies left-hander Mario Hollands seemed resigned a couple weeks ago to having surgery on his injured left elbow.

Is baseball battling a Tommy John epidemic? (03/2015): As MLB elbow surgeries continue, experts hone in on a culture that may be pushing young pitchers too much, too soon. Go to news article

Glenn Flesig On Tommy John Incidence (02/2015): Injury expert Glenn Flesig discussed the latest Tommy John surgery epidemic at the annual Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, writes Matthew Leach of Flesig, who holds a doctorate in biomedical engineering, is the partner of Dr. James Andrews at the American … Continue reading → Go to news article

Tommy John surgery didn't foil Smoltz's Hall bid (01/2015): John Smoltz wasn't just the rare pitcher who excelled as a starter and closer, he's also the first pitcher to be elected to the Hall of Fame after undergoing Tommy John Surgery.

Kris Medlen signs with Royals to begin second Tommy John comeback (12/2014): Kris Medlen has signed with the Royals, beginning his comeback from Tommy John surgery for the second time.

Football: Why DT Cousin is delaying Tommy John surgery to finish out the season (11/2014): Devlyn Cousin was going to make the most of this opportunity.

Twins: Tommy John surgery for prospect Mason Melotakis (10/2014): Twins pitching prospect Mason Melotakis is expected to miss the majority of the 2015 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his left (throwing) elbow last week. Go to news article

Braves’ Venters tries new surgeon for third Tommy John (09/2014): Braves left-hander Jonny Venters decided to try a different surgeon for his third Tommy John surgery.

Venters to keep playing after 3rd Tommy John (08/2014): Venters to keep playing after 3rd Tommy John

Cain facing surgery, won't need Tommy John (07/2014): Cain facing surgery, won't need Tommy John

12 obscure facts about Tommy John surgery (06/2014): Tommy John made his living on the mound for the Dodgers (and then the Yankees), but made his biggest mark for returning to pitch after a revolutionary surgery in 1976 which now bears his name.

Fighting back vs. Tommy John surgery (05/2014): If Stephen Strasburg served as a warning shot and Matt Harvey a wake-up call, consider Jose Fernandez a body blow to the game of baseball. Go to news article

Players who underwent Tommy John surgery in 2014 (04/2014): Share This Story! Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed." Sent! Go to news article

Hernandez to undergo Tommy John surgery (03/2014): David Hernandez saw Dr. James Andrews on Monday and Andrews confirmed what team physician Michael Lee diagnosed last week -- Hernandez has a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament.

Check it out: Tigers' Chamberlain turned Tommy John scar into a smiley face (02/2014): It seems new Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain knows how to make light of a bad situation.

Turpin tumbler returns after Tommy John surgery (01/2014): Understandable, perhaps, for a girl in competitive gymnastics not to know anything about a former Major League pitcher who hasn't played since 1989. Go to news article

Baseball star Tommy John to speak Feb. 8 - (12/2013): It was announced last week that Tommy John will be the featured speaker at CSUB Baseball's "Hot Stove Dinner" set for Feb. 8 at the Kern County Fairgrounds.

W. Ind. baseball field named for Tommy John (11/2013): TERRE HAUTE, IND. — The city of Terre Haute has named a baseball field in one of its parks after hometown baseball great Tommy John.

Matt Harvey: I’m ‘Ahead Of Schedule’ In Tommy John Rehab (10/2013): But that doesn't mean he'll be taking the mound at any point in 2014. The Mets "are not prepared to let Harvey pitch next season," the Daily News reported.

Events honor baseball legend Tommy John (09/2013): Retired major league baseball great Tommy John and former world-class bobsledder Bruce Rosselli have more in common than just competing at the top of their sports.

Eyeing comeback, Betancourt to have Tommy John (08/2013): Rockies manager Walt Weiss said he spoke with Rafael Betancourt and confirmed the reliever would have Tommy John surgery while trying to extend his career.

Volcanoes Announce Promotion in Conjunction with Appearance by Tommy John (07/2013): KEIZER, OR - The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes extend an opportunity to all fans for a chance to win a Volcanoes game-used jersey and four box seat tickets by joining the Volcanoes social media conversation. Go to news article

Phillies Minor League Report: Reading's Tyson Gillies homers twice, Lakewood's Y (06/2013): Loading... Zambrano pitched the first two innings for the IronPigs during the first game, but left the game with right shoulder tightness. The tightness in his shoulder may have contributed to him giving up four earned runs on three hits in his short time on the mound.

Cubs' Fujikawa: Tommy John surgery (05/2013): Cubs reliever Kyuji Fujikawa will have Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right elbow and miss the rest of the season.

No Tommy John surgery for O's top prospect Bundy (04/2013): No Tommy John surgery for O's top prospect Bundy

Rodriguez undergoes Tommy John surgery (03/2013): The A's announced that reliever Fernando Rodriguez underwent successful Tommy John surgery this week.

Pirates’ Morton Reflects On Tommy John Recovery Process (02/2013): Charlie Morton underwent Tommy John surgery in June and has been working hard to regain his form during his recovery process.

Comtpon to have Tommy John surgery (01/2013): Branson grad Mike Compton has seen his sophomore season at Florida State end before it could begin. The right-handed pitcher will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair damaged ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.

High school girls basketball notes: Mayfield's Zajec is back from Tommy John sur (12/2012): Mayfield's Shannon Zajec played until she could not play any longer last basketball season.

Pirates' Morton strives to jump-start career after Tommy John procedure (11/2012): Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton is slowly working his way back from Tommy John surgery.

Report: Orioles' Wolf scheduled for Tommy John surgery (10/2012): Baltimore Orioles pitcher Randy Wolf will undergo Tommy John surgery on his left elbow and miss the entire 2013 season, according to a report by the Baltimore Sun

Giants' Brian Wilson 'way ahead' in Tommy John rehab (09/2012): San Francisco Giants right-hander Brian Wilson is scheduled to throw Oct. 19 for the first time since Tommy John surgery, and the always-confident closer insists he will be full strength by next year. Go to news article

Oliveros undergoes Tommy John surgery (08/2012): Oliveros undergoes Tommy John surgery

Twins prospect Wimmers may need Tommy John surgery (07/2012): The 2010 first-round draft pick might have to undergo elbow ligament replacement surgery.

Andover's Carlson fighting back from Tommy John surgery at junior college powerh (06/2012): ANDOVER — There were more than a few dark moments when Shawn Carlson felt he would never return to the pitcher's mound. "I thought my career was over," said Carlson. "I thought I would never pitch again. I thought I would be drafted, then it was taken away. I was afraid."

Vance Worley Won't Need Tommy John Surgery (05/2012): Vance Worley met with Dr. James Andrews and got some good news: he won't need Tommy John surgery, which means he can keep playing this season, even though he has a bone chip in his elbow. Photo Credit: Getty Images Go to news article

Baker preps for long recovery from Tommy John (04/2012): Minnesota Twins right-hander Scott Baker has started the long rehab process after Tommy John surgery, and he says he hopes to finally put behind him the elbow problems that have bothered him for years.

Perkins to undergo Tommy John surgery (03/2012): Junior left-hander Tanner Perkins is done for the season.

Nationals prospect Sammy Solis to undergo Tommy John surgery (02/2012): Left-handed starting pitcher Sammy Solis, rated as the Nationals’ 10 th best prospect by Baseball Prospectus, will undergo Tommy John ligament-replacement surgery next Tuesday in Los Angeles, General Manager Mike Rizzo said. Read full article >>

Piedra Vista ace Jacy Cave to miss season after Tommy John surgery (01/2012): The two-time defending 4A baseball state champion Piedra Vista Panthers will have to make a run at a three-peat without their ace pitcher in 2012.

Myers returns after Tommy John Surgery (12/2011): For some kids, sports are more than just something to do or pass the time. They’re a passion. That’s exactly what baseball is to Monmouth College fifth-year senior Zach Myers. Last year, Myers was struck with an arm injury and had to undergo season ending Tommy John surgery.

Separating Tommy John surgery fact and fiction (11/2011): Can a pitcher tear his ulnar collateral ligament on one pitch? Is it true that Tommy John surgery to replace the ligament can make you a better pitcher? Two experts on Tommy John surgery — Dr. Luke Oh and Dr. Thomas Gill — talked about myths and realities of the procedure in separate interviews.

Tommy John surgery set for pitcher John Lackey: What is it? (10/2011): Right-hander, who was awarded five-year, $82.5 million contract with the Sox in 2010, opted for procedure following down year

Prospect Gibson has Tommy John surgery (09/2011): Prospect Gibson has Tommy John surgery

Gutierrez to undergo Tommy John surgery (08/2011): Gutierrez to undergo Tommy John surgery

Monasterios undergoes Tommy John surgery (07/2011): Monasterios undergoes Tommy John surgery

BRODEUR: Bethel's Slavick fights back from Tommy John surgery (06/2011): BETHEL -- Tyler Slavick had exhibited early genius on a pitcher's mound, a third no-hitter to his name before a learner's permit. As a lefthander polished beyond his years, his mailbox was sure to be crammed with letters from colleges craving his rare services in a not too distant future. Go to news article

Top lefty prospect may need Tommy John (05/2011): Top lefty prospect may need Tommy John

Ex-Yankees great Tommy John helping Canastota Little League (04/2011): CANASTOTA — Canastota Little League and former MLB pitcher Tommy John each had something in common in 1951.

The misperceptions of Tommy John surgery (03/2011): Opening day in Major League Baseball is Thursday. It is a time of hope, as fans in all major league cities dream of pennants and World Series titles. Unfortunately, for the second straight year a perennial playoff hopeful saw its playoff hopes jeopardized before the season ever started.

A's Outman shares Tommy John surgery advice for Wainwright (02/2011): PHOENIX—Twenty months after having Tommy John surgery, Oakland A's lefthander Josh Outman is back. Well, almost. "Once I make the team, I can say I'm back," Outman said Friday morning. "Everything is feeling good so far.

With Tommy John surgery, many credit patient, not doctor (01/2011): Tommy John knows you're out there. You hear "Tommy John surgery," and you want to congratulate this pioneer.

Tommy John headliner at Hot Stovers (12/2010): Four-time All-Star pitcher Tommy John will be the headliner for the 50th annual Reading Hot Stovers Banquet Jan. 20 at Riveredge Inn & Conference Center.