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Yocum, Frank Jobe and James Andrews became the key surgeons for big leaguers. Washington pitchers Stephen Strasburg and Jordan Zimmermann were among the players treated by Yocum.
Renowned orthopedic surgeon Lewis Yocum, who extended the careers of many big leaguers by repairing injuries that once would've ended their playing days, has died. He was 65.
The Angels will phase out use of the phrase "El Hombre" in marketing campaigns involving superstar slugger Albert Pujols.
Team spokesman Tim Mead said Tuesday that Yocum died on Saturday in Manhattan Beach.