Thomas Tomsick, M.D., was the bullpen and batting practice catcher for the Cleveland Indians from 1964 to 1966, while attending John Carroll University. He left the position to attend medical school at St. Louis University. He has been a faculty member at the University of Cincinnati since 1975, and Director of Neuroradiology from 1993 to 2011.
He is the author/co-author of 200 manuscripts, chapters, and other scientific abstracts or posters. He co-authored and edited the book Carotid Cavernous Fistula. A past-president of the American Society of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology, he was named the Samuel Kaplan Visionary Award for Research in Cardiovascular Disease from the Cincinnati Division of the American Heart Association in 2005 for his work in stroke, aneurysms, and blood vessel malformations. He has been named among the Best Doctors in America for 10 years.
He is a member of the Society of Baseball Research (SABR), whose members dedicate themselves to the stories and statistics of baseball. He presented a posters on the Effects of Foul Territory on Strikeouts at the SABR national meeting in Atlanta August 6, 2010, and in Long Beach July 8, 2011. He has made local SABR chapter presentations in Dayton, Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati.
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