New Detroit Tigers reliever Joba Chamberlain underwent Tommy John surgery in 2011, and for those of you who don’t know, that particular surgery leaves a rather hideous scar on the person’s elbow. Chamberlain was no exception, but what he did to clean up said scar is fairly brilliant…
What we noticed when we saw this picture of Joba Chamberlain pitching today. #Tigers14 pic.twitter.com/ixHNwQdCp4
— Freep Sports (@freepsports) February 27, 2014
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When life gives you a big, ugly scar on your elbow, make a smiley face tattoo out of it. Funny, I don’t think that second idiom will catch on quite like the first, but you never know.