Hall of Famer Rod Carew saved by late Ravens tight end

April 14, 2017 | Luke Jones

On the same weekend when many celebrate Easter, this story of death spawning new life couldn’t be more powerful.

Four days after former Ravens tight end Konrad Reuland died from a brain aneurysm on Dec. 12, his heart and kidney went to Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew, who was in desperate need of a transplant. Amazingly, the two had once met 18 years earlier when Reuland attended the same middle school as Carew’s children.

Even if you’re not a fan of the Ravens or baseball, take 15 minutes to read this story written by BaltimoreRavens.com.