Former New York Mets first baseman Ed Kranepool is due to get a new kidney next month. Kranepool said the kidney transplant is coming from an anonymous donor.
“I’m nervous, but also ecstatic. It’s very exhilarating, no question about it. It’s lifesaving. But I am nervous. Nothing is a problem until there’s a problem. I have not met the donor as of today. I don’t know whether I will or not. It’s up to the hospital and to the donor as to whether he wants to meet. I go for my final workup pre-ops on Thursday. There is a chance I’ll meet the donor on Thursday. All of us might be together on Thursday. I don’t know if it’s a guy or a woman, all I know it’s an AB organ. It’s a perfect match.’’