Brewers fan who received heart transplant from Cubs fan throws out first pitch


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Brewers fan Tom Schroeder had the opportunity to meet the family of the Cubs fan from whom he received a heart last year. (Credit: @Aurora_Health on Twitter)
Brewers fan Tom Schroeder had the opportunity to meet the family of the Cubs fan from whom he received a heart last year. (Credit: @Aurora_Health on Twitter)

MILWAUKEE — A heartwarming story had light shed on it by Saturday night's contest between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers. At Miller Park, a Brewers fan who received a heart transplant from a Cubs fan threw out the first pitch.

Tom Schroeder, a Brewers supporter who received a heart transplant in 2018, had the opportunity to meet the family of the Cubs fan whom he received the heart from, as the family traveled north to attend the game. Schroeder received a photograph of Joshua Holland, his heart donor, when meeting Holland's family for the first time.

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