Baseball great Rod Carew’s new heart, kidney came from NFL player Konrad Reuland

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Baseball great Rod Carew’s new heart, kidney came from NFL player Konrad Reuland By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, California – Baseball Hall of Famer and recent transplant recipient Rod Carew now knows whose heart and kidney are keeping him alive: Konrad Reuland, an NFL tight end who died following a ruptured brain aneurysm. Photo courtesy New York Jets This is believed to be the first such transplant involving pro athletes, yet that’s…

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Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew’s Heart of 29 campaign part of World Series Game 3 broadcast

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With TV ratings for the World Series soaring, another huge audience is expected to tune in Friday night as the setting shifts to Wrigley Field in Chicago for the first time in 71 years – and the American Heart Association will be a part of the broadcast. MLB on Fox reporter Ken Rosenthal will be wearing a bow tie bearing the logo of Heart of 29, the campaign led by Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew…

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