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Tommy John surgeon gets own trading card

Prominent sports surgeon Dr. James Andrews of Birmingham, Ala., who has operated on stars like Tom Brady, Bo Jackson and Michael Jordan, now has his very own trading card.

Dr. James Andrews now operating in collectibles

The Dr. James Andrews trading card is one of 350 Topps' Allen & Ginter rare collectibles of sports personalities not athletes. (CBC Sports/Getty Images )

Prominent orthopaedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews now has his own trading card.

Andrews has operated on numerous sports stars and runs surgical centres in Birmingham and Florida.

His card is one of the 350 included in Topps' Allen & Ginter collection.

Other non-athletes receiving cards included author Chuck Klosterman, ESPN's NFL reporter Adam Schefter and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain.

A smiling Andrews is featured wearing surgical scrubs.

Andrews has gained national prominence with a patient list that has included Michael Jordan, Tom Brady, Bo Jackson and Drew Brees.

Andrews is a founder of Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Ala., and the Andrews Research and Education Institute in Gulf Breeze, Fla., along with the non-profit American Sports Medicine Institute.


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