Category: Transplant Games

Rod Carew passes 1-month mark since heart transplant

Rod Carew tells the American Heart Association News he’s “doing great” since the 13-hour heart transplant operation on Dec. 16. He’s spent the last week in a rehabilitation center and expects to return home soon. Rod Carew- a seven-time American League batting champion and first-ballot selection to the Hall of Fame.

Carew says he wants to remind people to get their hearts checked. His donor was a 29-year-old man.

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