High School Baseball Coaches "Not Listening to the Data" Says Dr. Anthony Romeo

May 31, 2016


A recent Chicago Tribune editorial titled "High school coaches are throwing their pitchers under the bus" cited a recent Rush University Medical Center study led by Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush orthopedic surgeon and Chicago White Sox team physician Anthony Romeo, M.D., found that 15- to 19-year-old athletes account for more than half the number of Tommy John surgeries. Dr. Romeo says that high school coaches are "not listening to the data or not interested."

Read the entire editorial here.