NEW YORK (AP) -Joe Torre's older brother is scheduled to have a kidney transplant on Tuesday.
Frank Torre will receive the kidney from one of his daughters, Yankees manager Joe Torre said before Sunday's game against Boston.
``He's actually looking forward to it because he hasn't been feeling all that strong, which is why you have to have this done,'' Joe Torre said.
Frank Torre, who is 75, spent seven seasons with the Milwaukee Braves and Philadelphia Phillies from 1956-63. He had a heart transplant in October 1996 and watched from his hospital bed the following day as his brother managed the Yankees to a World Series title against Atlanta.
Joe Torre is 66.

Recent MLB Discussions

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Angels vs. Astros Prediction After halting the Angels' win streak at six games with a victory last night, will the Astros win again tonight at 7:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Padres vs. Nationals Free Pick With the total set at 7.5 tonight in D.C., will the Padres and Nationals go over the total tonight at 7:05PM ET?
Thumbnail Price, Red Sox ready themselves for Twins David Price has yet to post his usual gaudy numbers in 2016. Slowly, however, things appear to be turning around for Boston’s chief offseason acquisition.
Thumbnail Rangers vs. Royals Pick Will the Kansas City Royals defend their home turf when they face the Texas Rangers at 7:15PM ET?
Thumbnail Indians vs. Orioles Pick Will the Cleveland Indians be able to bounce back tonight when they face the Baltimore Orioles at 7:05PM ET?
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages

Advertisement