February 8, 2011
by Mark Anderson | firstname.lastname@example.org | 336.758.5237
Wake Forest’s slogan for the baseball team in 2011 is “What are you willing to sacrifice to help make this team better?”
Head coach Tom Walter’s intent was to have his players thinking about sacrifice bunts, moving runners over, and giving up personal glory to help the Demon Deacons improve as a team.
But what Walter chose to sacrifice is greater than simply hanging in on a curve ball and taking one for the team.
Walter gave up a kidney.
In a procedure performed Monday (Feb. 7) at the Emory Transplant Center in Atlanta, Walter had one of his kidneys removed and donated to Kevin Jordan, a freshman member of the Wake Forest baseball team.
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