Rod Carew to speak in Schear Family Heart Series

Former Minnesota Twins star Rod Carew admires the sculpture of himself at in the plaza at Target Field in Minneapolis in 2010. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
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Former Minnesota Twins star Rod Carew admires the sculpture of himself at in the plaza at Target Field in Minneapolis in 2010. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew will be a featured speaker in the Schear Family Heart in Sports Community Conversation Series.

The perennial All-Star will speak at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Dayton Marriott, sharing stories about his baseball career and recent health challenges. He recently underwent heart and kidney transplants.

Tickets are $10 and are available at the door. All proceeds benefit The Heart Institute of Dayton, which sponsors the series.

Carew had a 19-year career with the Minnesota Twins (1967-78) and California Angels (1979-85). An outstanding hitter, he had 3,053 career hits, won seven American League batting titles and was an All-Star 18 times. He retired with a lifetime batting average of .328.

SCHEAR FAMILY HEART IN SPORTS

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION SERIES

Who: Rod Carew

When: 7 p.m., Nov. 7

Where: Dayton Marriott

Cost: $10, available at the door.

Contact info: 937-734-8660 and heartinstitute@premierhealth.com

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