"If I wasn't able to get Konrad's heart and kidney, I might not be here," Carew said. "Now, we're going to live together. We're going to go on and do a lot of great things together and help other people."
Rod Carew watches Konrad Reuland's dad throw first pitch →
"I will take care of this one because I've been given a second chance, and God knows how I feel and what I'm going to do for him," Carew told Reuland's family in the ESPN.com article.
Two transplants: An NFL player saves a baseball legend while a teacher donates to her principal →