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Dr. Frank Jobe honored at memorial

Updated: April 7, 2014, 8:29 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Dr. Frank Jobe, who pioneered the elbow procedure that became known as Tommy John surgery and saved the careers of countless pitchers, was remembered Monday as a gifted and caring surgeon with a sense of humor.

Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully presided over an hourlong service at Dodger Stadium that ended with cups of vanilla ice cream being handed out in near 90-degree temperatures. Jobe loved the cool treat. He died last month at 88.

"Frank had a happy life that ...

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