DENTON A. COOLEY - ANNOTATED BASEBALL SIGNED 03/08/2011 For Sale
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The famous heart surgeon signs and dates a Rawlings Official Major League baseball.
Annotated Baseball signed: "Denton A. Cooley/M.D./3-8-11" and on an another panel in an
unknown hand "After a 40 yr./feud, with Mike,/reconciliation/eased my/conscience". Rawlings
Official Major League baseball, Allan H. Selig, Commissioner, signed in black ink. Denton
A. Cooley (1920-2016), performed the first successful heart transplant in the U.S. (1968)
and was the first surgeon to implant a total artificial heart in a human (1969). In 1962, he
founded the Texas Heart Institute, of which he serves as President and Surgeon-in-Chief.
Cooley and his associates have performed more than 100,000 open heart surgeries, more than
any other group in the world, and Dr. Cooley has shared his expertise as the co-author of
more than 1,300 scientific articles and a dozen books. Cooley and the legendary heart
surgeon Dr. Michael DeBakey had a professional rivalry that lasted more than 40 years. They
made amends in a public rapprochement on November 7, 2007, when DeBakey was 99 years
old (Cooley was 87). The inscription about DeBakey and Cooley has been penned in what
appears to be a secretary's hand which addresses his longstanding rivalry with Michael
DeBakey. Fine condition.
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